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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 noticeably replaced the process his life--as good because the Christian faith. Can a brand new narrative, and a brand new point of view, be dropped at this two-thousand-year-old tale and centuries of serious suggestion and study?

Writer and filmmaker Robert Orlando believes it might probably. Apostle Paul: A well mannered Bribe is a dramatic and hard booklet, encouraged via his debatable movie of an identical identify. This groundbreaking examine Paul's existence attracts on vast study 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 such a lot celebrated converts, could 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 finally ends up in a hopeless felony mobile and finally, a brand new faith, not easy the conventional point of view to encourage new inspiration on one of many best-known founders of the Christian faith.

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

"At a time whilst the academy touts 'life-long studying' and 'public humanities' and but infrequently takes self reliant scholarship heavily, specialist students aren't forget Robert Orlando's A well mannered Bribe, the fruits of years of study sparked by way of a faculty path. he's a greater than able pupil 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 exciting will locate him in basic terms extra so in A well mannered Bribe. As a significant other to Orlando's documentary, it is a very precious advent or follow-up. See the movie. learn the book."
--Corrie Norman, college of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

"Robert Orlando combines the simplest traditions of old feedback with an stunning 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 publication, A well mannered Bribe, with the maximum enthusiasm. A booklet the place students and laypersons alike are given the original likelihood to fulfill Paul back for the 1st time. This actually '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 20 years' adventure as a storyteller throughout mediums. Orlando can be a public speaker, freelance author and editor, and director in big apple urban, the place he based Nexus Media. His most up-to-date movie and ebook version, Silence Patton, is a follow-up to Apostle Paul: A well mannered Bribe and is decided for unlock in 2014.

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