Biblical scholar Dr. Bill Creasy is truly at his best when telling the epic story of the apostle Paul, born Saul of Tarsus. These 24 fascinating lectures follow Paul's religious evolution from staunch persecutor of early Christians to one of Christianity's most crucial converts. Creasy goes beyond the literal verses of Acts and gives his listeners a historical context and a compelling interpretation of Paul's revolutionary life. The professor brings a doctorate in English literature as well as a deep love of the Word of God to this series of lectures. He is always lively, warm, and easy to understand - fitting characteristics for discussing a saint.
Saul of Tarsus was one of the most brilliant young men of his generation. Growing up in a wealthy family, receiving a world-class education, and being groomed for leadership at the highest level of Judaism, Saul became the great persecutor of the emerging Church shortly after Jesus' death, burial, and resurrection. On the road to Damascus to round up Christians and have them brought back to Jerusalem for punishment, Saul encounters the risen and glorified Christ - and his life turns upside down.
In the wake of his conversion, Saul of Tarsus becomes "The Apostle" Paul. Singlehandedly, Paul evangelizes all of Asia Minor and a big part of Europe, and he writes 13 of the 27 books of the New Testament. Paul's dramatic conversion and his evolution from sinner to Saint is one of the the Bible's greatest stories. And no one can tell it like Logos Bible Study's Dr. Bill Creasy. Join us as Dr. Creasy adds color, tone, and texture to Paul, one of the most complex - and often misunderstood - people in the Bible.
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This is the second Logos Bible Study I have listened to by Dr. Creasy and I can't stop listening to it. He is very engaging and mixes the right amount of humor in his lessons to keep it interesting. I find myself sitting outside my office when I get to work wishing I had farther to drive as I don't want to stop listening. I would HIGHLY recommend this to anyone.
"bringing the past to life"
Bill Creasey does a marvellous job of bringing a biblical character to life in this series. I don't consider myself religious....I simply wanted to know why so many people believe what the bible says. Reading about the Romans set me off on this particular journey which I have to admit has been a pleasure. Not only do I find myself interested in the story of Paul - Bill Creasy brings great humour and vitality to the history which has helped me understand what was only a legend as something real and perhaps more relevant than I realised. For a warm, knowledgeable narrative of a main character from the greatest book ever written I unreservedly recommend this audible title and especially Dr Bill Creasey
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