1) Paul, Apostle of God’s Glory in Christ: A Pauline Theology
Every serious student of the New Testament and of Christian theology must come to grips with the apostle Paul. In Paul, Apostle of God’s Glory in Christ,Thomas R. Schreiner gives us a sound and insightful exposition and assessment of Paul’s theology that is well-geared to the needs of seminary students and working pastors.
While thoroughly informed by the issues of contemporary Pauline studies, he offers an account of Paul’s theology that is relatively unburdened by scholarly trappings but deals directly with the matter.
2) The Gospel According to Paul: Embracing the Good News at the Heart of Paul’s Teachings
The apostle Paul penned a number of very pithy, focused passages in his letters to the early church that summarize the gospel message in just a few well-chosen words.
Each of these key texts has a unique emphasis highlighting some essential aspect of the Good News. The chapters in this revelatory new book closely examine those vital gospel texts, one verse at a time.
3) Paul Apostle of the Heart Set Free
Written by one of the best known and most respected biblical scholars of all time, this illustrated volume explores all of the primary themes in Paul’s thought as they developed in the historical context of his life and travels.
While Bruce’s primary concern is to portray the life of the apostle Paul, he also examines the main themes of Paul’s thought, set in their historical background and illustrated from his letters. Originally published in 1977, this new paperback edition of Paul will be used with profit by all who have an interest in the primitive church–from general readers to the most advanced biblical scholar.
4) The Apostle: A Life of Paul
The Apostle masterfully combines careful adherence to biblical text, detailed research, and a storyteller’s gift to create a book equally relevant for both casual readers fascinated by Paul’s life and serious biblical scholars.
Pollock begins his fast-movig narrative with Stephen’s death and follows Paul through his conversion, missionary journeys, and eventual execution. Many will enjoy it simply as a satisfying and insightful true-life story, although maps and a study guide allow for deeper exploration. The Apostle was originally published in 1969, and this new edition marks the first significant revision in many years.
5) Paul: A Man of Grace and Grit (Great Lives Series)
The apostle Paul. The converted terrorist, inspired author, amazing teacher, and patient mentor.This colossal figure strode boldly onto the stage of the first-century world and left an indelible signature of greatness never to be forgotten.
His life? Magnificent! And his ministry? Impressive. While assigned sainthood by some today, by his own description he was “the chief of all sinners.” No other person in the Bible, aside from Christ Himself, had a more profound influence on his world and ours than Paul.
6) The Call: The Life and Message of the Apostle Paul
With Adam Hamilton, we have traced the life of Jesus from his birth The Journey, through his ministry The Way, to his death and resurrection 24 Hours That Changed the World. What happened next?
Follow the journeys of Paul, beginning with his dramatic conversion, as he spread the Gospel through modern-day Greece and Turkey. Travel to the early church sites and explore Paul’s conversations with the Romans, Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians. In this six-week study, you are invited to experience faith through Christ’s greatest teacher and missionary.