Articles about Paul the Apostle

Paul, also known as Saul of Tarsus, was an apostle of Jesus Christ. Paul originally persecuted Jewish Christians, but converted to Christianity after encountering Jesus after His resurrection, on the road from Jerusalem to Damascus. Not one of the twelve main apostles, Paul’s ministry primarily brought the gospel to Roman and other non-Jewish communities.

Much of the historical information about Paul is found in the book of Acts but, because Paul wrote 17 books in the New Testament, we can learn more about him throughout the entire set of Christian Scriptures.

Many skeptics of Christianity believe that Jesus never claimed to be God. Some claim that nobody believed He was God until long, long after His death. Others argue that Jesus' own words show that He believed Himself to be simply a man, or only the Son of God and not God Himself. Still others claim that Jesus' divinity was created by the apostle Paul, and that his teaching and Jesus' teaching are in conflict. From Jehovah's Witnesses to Muslims to atheists, a whole bunch of people deny that Jesus is God.

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