Heirs of the Reunited Church

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Author  Bartosz Adamczewski
Publisher  Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publication Date   August 9, 2010
ISBN  3631605048
Pages  178

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The work establishes the relative and absolute chronology of Paul’s life. It demonstrates that Paul went to Jerusalem only two times after his conversion. The second visit, which was planned in Rom and described retrospectively in Gal, ended up with the Antiochene conflict. The following Eucharistic schism within early Christianity has lasted for at least a century after Paul’s death in AD 49. The so-called Pastoral Letters, which are in fact ethopoeic, confirm this state of matters. The history of the Pauline mission, as it was described in the Acts of the Apostles, is a result of sixfold hypertextual reworking of Gal 1:17-2:14; Rom 15:25-32 with the use of other Pauline and post-Pauline texts. Luke irenically described the history of early Christianity as a history of the reunited Church.

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