b'BIBLICAL STUDIES40 QUESTIONS ABOUT THE APOSTLE PAUL 40 QUESTIONS SERIES MIGUEL G. ECHEVARRA & BENJAMIN P. LAIRD What can we know about the apostle Paul, and what difference does it make?Paul of Tarsus was an undeniably forceful presence in the early Christian church, instructing fledgling congregations of believers throughout the Mediterranean in person and by letter and authoring about half of the New Testament in the process. But who was this powerful personality? And how can students most benefit from the extensive studies on Paul available today?New Testament scholars Miguel Echevarra and Benjamin Laird pro-vide an invaluable foundation for students beginning their investigations into the apostle Paul, Pauls theology, and Pauline studies, addressing ori-enting questions such as these:What do we know about Pauls family?How did Pauls companions assist in the composition and distribu-tion of his letters?Did Paul think his letters were authoritative Scripture?Is there a center to Pauls theology?What is Pauls Christology?Does Paul address slavery and racial division?Through its question-and-answer format, 40 Questions About the Apostle Paul provides a succinct introduction and entryway to more advanced study of Paul and the Pauline letter corpus. Learn more about the series at 40questions.net.Miguel G. Echevarra (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Semi-nary) serves as Associate Professor of New Testament and Greek at South-eastern Baptist Theological Seminary and is the author of The Future Inheritance of Land in the Pauline Epistles.Benjamin P. Laird (PhD, University of Aberdeen) serves as Associate Pro-fessor of Biblical Studies at the John W. Rawlings School of Divinity of Liberty University. His recent publications include Five Views on the New Testament Canon, The Pauline Corpus in Early Christianity, and Creating the Canon. He lives in Lynchburg, Virginia, with his wife and five children. 978-0-8254-4752-5$24.99Paperback6 x 9320 pages Religion / Biblical Studies / KREGELNew Testament / Pauls LettersA C A D E M I CKregel AcademicRights: WorldAvailable4kregel.com/academic'