The apostle Paul was a vital force in the development of Christianity. Paul's historical and religious context affects the theological interpretation of Paul's writings, no small issue in the whole of Christian theology.
Recent years have seen much controversy about the apostle Paul, his context, and its effect on his theology. In the Four Views on the Apostle Paul course, four leading scholars present their views on the best framework for describing Paul's theological perspective, including his view of salvation, the significance of Christ, and his vision for the churches.
- Reformed View: Thomas R. Schreiner
- Catholic View: Luke Timothy Johnson
- Post-New Perspective View: Douglas Campbell
- Jewish View: Mark D. Nanos
The Four Views on the Apostle Paul course gives students the tools they need to draw informed conclusions on debates about Paul. Students of the Bible and biblical theology will find it an indispensable introduction to ongoing debates on the apostle Paul's life and teaching.
By completing this course, you’ll gain:
- Greater familiarity with and appreciation for varying views on the apostle Paul
- Insight into the relationship between Paul and today’s culture
- A deeper understanding of the debate surrounding Pauline teaching
- Confidence in your growing knowledge through personalized review sessions and unit assessments