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The Apostle Paul was the writer of many Epistles in the New Testament. He brought the Gospel to the Gentiles.

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How is the Feast of the Shipwreck of St Paul celebrated in the domestic church, that is, within the Catholic family in Malta?

The Catholic Archdiocese of Malta celebrates the Feast of the Shipwreck of St Paul on February 10 each year. I would like to know if the domestic church has any traditional ways of celebrating this ...
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According to Catholic scholars, does St Paul compromise his knowledge of horticulture in Romans 11:24?

We see St Paul telling the faithful in Romans 11:24 (NRSVCE): For if you have been cut from what is by nature a wild olive tree and grafted, contrary to nature, into a cultivated olive tree, how much ...
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What is a general survey of the Catholic traditions of the Apostle Paul visiting Spain?

Romans 15:24 describes Paul's desire (prediction?) of going to Spain. Many scholars believe that there is strong evidence in favor of Paul having visited Spain. They point out that it is reasonable to ...
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Did any Early Church Fathers avoid the philosophical use of the term 'ousia'?

The origin of the use of the Greek word οὐσία to refer to an attribute of Deity is queried, and answered, on this site ; the source being from Greek philosophers, not the apostles. The word is only ...
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Is there any particular local traditions amongst any Christian denominations in the city of Damascus for celebrating the Conversion of St. Paul?

Is there any particular local traditions amongst any Christian denominations in the city of Damascus for celebrating the Conversion of St. Paul? The Catholic Church celebrates the Feast of the ...
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A summary of how to read Romans 1-4 in "Beyond Justification: Liberating Paul's Gospel"?

Can someone give a summary of how to read Romans 1-4 in "Beyond Justification: Liberating Paul's Gospel"? From a podcast, I got the idea that Paul actually starts with a Socratic argument, ...
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How many letters might Paul have written over his career?

How many letters might Paul have written over his 30+ years as an Apostle? For example, if one expects that he wrote one letter a month, that would suggest 300-400 letters. I'm curious if there is ...
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Paul using mystery cults to textualize his message to the Near East/Rome?

I've caught the tail end of a great lecture by a priest but have not been able to identify him or the venue. What I recall clearly is the very interesting point he brought up about the importance in ...
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Because Paul (Saul) was part of the Sanhedrin was he required to be married?

Because Paul (Saul) was a member of the sanhedrin was he required to be married?
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What did Paul believe about 1 Corinthians 10:4 with regards to the teaching about bread from heaven, spiritual food?

What did Paul believe about 1 Corinthians 10:4 with regards to the teaching about bread from heaven, spiritual food? 1 For I do not want you to be unaware, brethren, that our fathers were all under ...
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What proofs that the Jerusalem church held the same belief of St. Paul with regard to the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus?

Some critics of Christianity, (Muslims, for example), argue that though Saint Paul believed that Jesus was crucified and his crucifixion has a significance (that he redeems all people from the effects ...
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