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4 Apr 2012
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Department
Course
Christianity
Jesus & Paul
-Historical Jesus and the Historical Paul
-the Jesus Seminar
-paul was short and ugly
-highlandacademy.org
-Sources for Jesus & Paul
-Jesus
-nothing written by Jesus
-the more the stud the less they know
-(Main sources) “Saying Sources”: Q, Gospels, “Extra-Canonical
gospels”
-4 gospels - written long after jesus died
-Gospel of Thomas
-Paul
-Letters: Galatians, Romans 1 & 2 Corinthians, Philippians, Phile-
mon, 1 Thessalonians (Maybe Colossians and Ephesians)
-Letters are one on one communications epistles are for the public
-Pseudepigraphical letters (writing letters as if they’re paul but
they’re not actually paul. Gives message some authority)
-Acts - stories about the beginnings of christianity after jesus - part-
ly about what paul does on his travels
-“Extra-Canonical” writing, e.g. Acts of Paul and Thecla
-What do the Biblical Texts say?
-Jesus in Mark and Matthew
-Unlikely that Mark actually wrote stuff
-better idea of paul
-communities that Paul writes to weren't “Christian” communities because
Christianity wasn’t a thing yet. Usually Jews or Gentile(pagan)
-end of 1st century is when we first hear the word “Christian”
-Paul never met Jesus except in a vision
-apostles & disciples - same thing
-Paul often called by Catholics St Paul - Protestants call him The Apostle
Paul
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