Paul: Apostle of the Free Spirit
In this illustrated award-winning biography of Paul – his life, his travels, his writings – Bruce blends theology, history, culture, and an analysis of Paul’s letters to form a balanced and straightforward book. The result, says Theology Today, is the magnum opus of F.F. Bruce, one of the best known and most respected biblical scholars.
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By: F.F. Bruce
In this biography of the Apostle Paul, F. F. Bruce reflects upon Paul’s personality through the main themes of his letters. Among the subjects discussed are the Mosaic Law, the flesh and the spirit, baptism, the Lord's Supper, and the life to come.
F.F. Bruce wrote this biography of Paul to share the rewards that he experienced in his study – the rewards that came, he said, because of the warmth of Paul's personality, his intellectual stature, his message of redeeming grace, and his single-minded devotion to preaching the gospel. "Paul's pre-eminent contribution," says Bruce, "has been his presentation of the good news of free grace, . . . manifested not only in God's acceptance of sinners but in the transformation of those thus accepted into the likeness of Christ."
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Published Date: 2021
Publisher: Kingsley Books
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About the Author
F.F. Bruce (1910-1990) is know worldwide as the "Dean of Evangelical Scholarship". He was a biblical scholar who supported the historical reliability of the New Testament. Trained in classics, he taught at the universities of Edinburgh, Leeds, and Sheffield, and was for almost twenty years the Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester. Bruce combined an immense contribution to evangelical scholarship with a passion for proclaiming the Bible as God’s guide for our lives. He used his great knowledge to explain the Bible simply and clearly.