By Stanley E. Porter

Did Paul ever meet Jesus and listen to him train? A century in the past, a curious collection of students - William Ramsay, Johannes Weiss, and James desire Moulton - suggestion that he had. due to the fact then, their thought has nearly disappeared from New testomony scholarship, to be revived during this monograph. while Paul Met Jesus is an workout in either biblical exegesis and highbrow heritage. After studying the optimistic arguments raised, it considers the unfavorable impact of Ferdinand Christian Baur, William Wrede, and Rudolf Bultmann on such an concept, as they drove a growing to be wedge among Jesus and Paul. In reaction, Stanley E. Porter analyzes 3 passages within the New testomony - Acts 9:1-9 and its parallels, 1 Corinthians 9:1, and a couple of Corinthians 5:16 - to substantiate that there's New testomony proof that Paul encountered Jesus. the results of this discovery are then explored in vital Pauline passages that draw Jesus and Paul again jointly again.

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