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Paul the Letter-Writer: His World, His Options, His Skills

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Paul's letters are intensely human documents. In the examination of such basic human questions as What did he write the letters with?" "Did he use a secretary to record them?" and "What was his personal writing style?" much real information can be gathered regarding his thought without intimidating the average reader.

Scholar Jerome Murphy-O'Connor has put together such a w
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 1st 1994 by Michael Glazier
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Neil Harmon
Jun 25, 2016 Neil Harmon rated it liked it
This book was a secondary text in a New Testament course at Andover Newton Theological School. I wished I could give this book 3 1/2 stars. It was well worth reading and provided a lot of useful background information. It also explored the literary devices used by Paul in some detail. The latter part of the book discussed various theories about how the letters were organized and came to be in the cannon. This section was a little more difficult. It was interesting but tried to pack an awful lot ...more
Nicholas Quient
Almost everything in this book demands a more substantive treatment. As a summary and intro to the issues, it is remarkable and helpful. I know I was challenged by some of his arguments.
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