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Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780199266531

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2004

DOI: 10.1093/0199266530.001.0001

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Conversion and Its Consequences

Conversion and Its Consequences

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(p.20) 2 Conversion and Its Consequences
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Paul
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Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0199266530.003.0002

Paul’s encounter with Jesus transformed the knowledge he had of the founder of Christianity that he had gained as a persecutor. A very brief mission in Arabia was followed by three years in Damascus during which period he became a tentmaker. From Peter in Jerusalem, Paul learnt about the historical Jesus. His probing of the mystery of a Messiah who should not have died is at the root of his unique stress on the fact that Jesus died by crucifixion.

Keywords:   Arabia, conversion, crucifixion, Damascus, historical Jesus, Messiah, Paul, Peter, tentmaker, trade

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