Paul: A Novel

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Zondervan Publishing House, 2000 - Fiction - 509 pages
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Journey with Saul of Tarsus from Jerusalem's temple and the martyrdom of Stephen to a transforming encounter with the risen Christ on the road to Damascus - then beyond to a waiting world. It is a world of bustling marketplaces filled with the smell of animals and the cry of merchants ... faces, cultures, and traditions as diverse as the varied landscape ... and human character and passions playing out in city streets, in corridors of power, and in homes of the humble. Here, in the shadow of imperial Rome, the early church is unfolding its vigorous bud. And the man Saul, whom the Gentiles know as Paul, will spread its seed, the Gospel of Jesus Christ, to the ends of the known world.

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User Review  - StephenBarkley - LibraryThing

While setting the category for this book review, I hit an impasse. Do I consider this a work of literature, theology, or spiritual formation? When I was a young minister I bought Wangerin's The Book ... Read full review

a good read with an open heart

User Review  - Terry Morgan - Christianbook.com

IF you're thinking to read this as you would the Scriptures, don't bother - that isn't its purpose. This story, I believe, is meant to move us in heart to seek the Lord Jesus & serve Him in love all ... Read full review

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Walter Wangerin Jr. holds the Jochum Chair at Valparaiso University, where he is writer-in residence.

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