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By Robert Orlando,Gerd Ludemann

ISBN-10: 1498222633

ISBN-13: 9781498222631

ISBN-10: 162564972X

ISBN-13: 9781625649720

The Apostle Paul's dramatic and much-discussed conversion at the street to Damascus appreciably replaced the process his life--as good because the Christian faith. Can a brand new narrative, and a brand new viewpoint, be dropped at this two-thousand-year-old tale and centuries of severe idea and study?

Writer and filmmaker Robert Orlando believes it could actually. Apostle Paul: A well mannered Bribe is a dramatic and not easy ebook, encouraged via his arguable movie of a similar identify. This groundbreaking examine Paul's lifestyles attracts on wide examine into Paul's letters and the ebook of Acts to bare Paul's human attitudes and insecurities. Orlando reconstructs a clean tackle the Apostle Paul's existence and proposes that Paul, as one among Christianity's so much celebrated converts, can have wanted greater than religion and fervor to persuade the opposite apostles to simply accept his imaginative and prescient of Christian ministry.

Apostle Paul: A well mannered Bribe illustrates how a imaginative and prescient of promise ultimately ends up in a hopeless legal mobilephone and eventually, a brand new faith, tough the normal viewpoint to motivate new concept on one of many best-known founders of the Christian faith.

"Paul's lifestyles, of which we get snippets from his letters and likewise from the money owed of others approximately him, used to be a dramatic one. Robert Orlando takes these information, and the insights and interpretations of students, and weaves them including the ability of a filmmaker to supply a compelling narrative of Paul's existence, his goals, his struggles."
--James McGrath, Butler college, Indianapolis, IN

"At a time whilst the academy touts 'life-long studying' and 'public humanities' and but hardly takes self sufficient scholarship heavily, specialist students are not put out of your mind Robert Orlando's A well mannered Bribe, the end result of years of analysis sparked by way of a school direction. he's a greater than able scholar of Paul and Pauline scholarship who ardently and articulately makes a believable case for what may need occurred to Paul. . . . those that already locate Paul interesting will locate him purely extra so in A well mannered Bribe. As a spouse to Orlando's documentary, this can be a very important creation or follow-up. See the movie. learn the book."
--Corrie Norman, collage of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

"Robert Orlando combines the simplest traditions of historic feedback with an fabulous wisdom of the background of study to supply an in-depth investigate Paul that i have never obvious in scholarship over the past a long time. i like to recommend his booklet, A well mannered Bribe, with the maximum enthusiasm. A booklet the place students and laypersons alike are given the original probability to satisfy Paul back for the 1st time. This really 'new narrative' of early Christianity has my complete endorsement."
--Gerd Lüdemann, from the foreword

Robert Orlando is an award-winning author and filmmaker with over two decades' event as a storyteller throughout mediums. Orlando can also be a public speaker, freelance author and editor, and director in ny urban, the place he based Nexus Media. His newest movie and publication version, Silence Patton, is a follow-up to Apostle Paul: A well mannered Bribe and is determined for unencumber in 2014.

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