Interested Bible readers as well as students of Paul's life, letters, and theology will find plenty of material to deepen their understanding. Teachers will find the charts to be a valuable teaching resource. This book is an excellent supplement to any general introduction or specific study on Paul.
"This book provides an incredible number of charts--often quite detailed--on virtually every dimension of Paul imaginable. There are the usual charts that we have come to expect regarding dates and places, but Kierspel has provided a whole new level of information in various other charts on theology, comparisons of Paul to others, and a variety of contextual matters. Students and scholars will also find at the end of the book detailed comments and a very useful bibliography. I can't imagine students not finding this a helpful resource." - Stanley Porter, McMaster Divinity College
"This useful contribution by Lars Kierspel provides us with a treasure trove of information on Paul's world, life and ministry, churches, letters, and thought....Especially valuable are his treatments of topics of particular current interest and scholarly debate, such as the role of women in Paul's churches, the meaning of his phrase "faith (of) Christ," and the "new perspective" on Paul, to mention a few. Whether student, pastor, or teacher, anyone working in Paul will find this a valuable reference tool." - John Polhill, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
"A very useful resource text for a course on Paul. Each chart is laid out in a way accessible even to undergraduate students in an intro course; yet, other charts have the types of technical information helpful to graduate students, such as a list of (Greek) hapaxes or anacolutha. This is the type of book students like to keep. This will be a required secondary text in my next course on Paul!" -E. Richards, Palm Beach Atlantic University