Saint Paul: Life, Epistles and Teaching (Paperback)

Saint Paul: Life, Epistles and Teaching By Emil Bock, Maria St Goar (Translator) Cover Image
By Emil Bock, Maria St Goar (Translator)
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Description


Describing the environment into which Saul was born, his education, his conversion before Damascus and his subsequent journeys, Bock's study gives a spiritual dimension to Paul's background, providing a deeper understanding of this great Christian figure and his teaching.

Above all he shows that Paul was the apostle who carried Christianity beyond the Jewish communities to humanity at large. As a zealous Jew, Paul was convinced he was serving the coming Messiah in his persecution of the followers of Jesus.

When the light suddenly came to him before Damascus, his innermost being was opened. Paul shows that the time of the Law of Moses had run its course and conscience as 'inner jurisdiction' was now to replace the rules and laws imposed from without.

About the Author


Emil Bock (1895�1959) was one of the founders of the Christian Community in 1922, and led the movement from 1938 until his death.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780863155369
ISBN-10: 0863155367
Publisher: Floris Books
Publication Date: January 15th, 2006
Pages: 384
Language: English