Saint Paul Of Tarsus, A Man Who Was Breathing At The Same Time As Jesus

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“Saint Paul of Tarsus, a man who was breathing at the same time as Jesus. The first theologian to walk the earth and the main interpreter of Jesus’s teachings whose development of Christianity has been all-embracing. In the 21st century people learn that Saint Paul of Tarsus is one of the most important figures in the history of Christianity. However he was not always known like that previously he was known as Saul of Tarsus the persecutor of Christians. Reference will be made to Saint Paul’s conversion from Christian persecutor to one of the most important figures in Christianity and the impact it has had on the religion. The life and times of Saint Paul, his conversion and missionary journeys and what that did for Christianity. The impact that his conversion and preaching of God then had on the Christian scriptures (New Testament) and the continuing impact that Saint Paul has had on Theologians and their teachings. Saint Paul’s conversion from persecutor of Christians to spearheading the call to God that was before unheard of therefore he is considered the second most important person in Christianity.”(Yarbrough, 2016)
“The life and times of Saint Paul starts with his date of birth that was speculated to be within ten years of Jesus’s birth 10 AD, however it has not been recorded. (Online.infobase.com. 2016). His birth name was Saul and was born in the city of Tarsus, which was a Roman province of Cilia, located in modern day south-eastern Turkey. Saint Paul was born into…

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