By Robert Orlando,Gerd Ludemann
Writer and filmmaker Robert Orlando believes it may well. Apostle Paul: A well mannered Bribe is a dramatic and not easy ebook, encouraged via his debatable movie of an identical identify. This groundbreaking examine Paul's existence attracts on broad study into Paul's letters and the ebook of Acts to bare Paul's human attitudes and insecurities. Orlando reconstructs a clean tackle the Apostle Paul's lifestyles and proposes that Paul, as one in every of Christianity's so much celebrated converts, can have wanted greater than religion and fervor to persuade the opposite apostles to simply accept his imaginative and prescient of Christian ministry.
Apostle Paul: A well mannered Bribe illustrates how a imaginative and prescient of promise ultimately results in a hopeless felony cellphone and eventually, a brand new faith, hard the normal point of view to encourage new concept on one of many best-known founders of the Christian faith.
"Paul's existence, of which we get snippets from his letters and likewise from the debts of others approximately him, was once a dramatic one. Robert Orlando takes these info, and the insights and interpretations of students, and weaves them including the ability of a filmmaker to supply a compelling narrative of Paul's lifestyles, his goals, his struggles."
--James McGrath, Butler collage, Indianapolis, IN
"At a time while the academy touts 'life-long studying' and 'public humanities' and but not often takes self reliant scholarship heavily, specialist students usually are not disregard Robert Orlando's A well mannered Bribe, the end result of years of analysis sparked by way of a faculty path. he's a greater than able pupil of Paul and Pauline scholarship who ardently and articulately makes a believable case for what may have occurred to Paul. . . . those that already locate Paul exciting will locate him in basic terms extra so in A well mannered Bribe. As a significant other to Orlando's documentary, this can be a very worthy creation or follow-up. See the movie. learn the book."
--Corrie Norman, collage of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
"Robert Orlando combines the simplest traditions of historic feedback with an mind-blowing wisdom of the heritage of study to supply an in-depth investigate Paul that i haven't noticeable in scholarship over the past many years. i like to recommend his e-book, A well mannered Bribe, with the maximum enthusiasm. A publication the place students and laypersons alike are given the original probability to satisfy Paul back for the 1st time. This really 'new narrative' of early Christianity has my complete endorsement."
--Gerd Lüdemann, from the foreword
Robert Orlando is an award-winning author and filmmaker with over 20 years' event as a storyteller throughout mediums. Orlando is additionally a public speaker, freelance author and editor, and director in long island urban, the place he based Nexus Media. His newest movie and e-book version, Silence Patton, is a follow-up to Apostle Paul: A well mannered Bribe and is decided for free up in 2014.
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