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Did St Paul Get Jesus Right?: The Gospel According&hellip by David Wenham
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David Wenham makes a convincing case about how well Paul understood Jesus and he does point out indications in Paul's letters that show Paul was aware of Jesus' teaching even if he rarely explicitly refers to them. His main aim is to discredit conspiracy theories (made popular by the likes of Dan Brown) that Paul invented the idea of a divine Jesus and he does this admirably. Where he is less convincing is when looking at the two men's outlook on Gentiles. Wenham just does not go into much detail about Jesus' own view (mostly dismissing it as saying Jesus said little on the subject bar not seeming to follow the Law slavishly), ignoring controversial areas like Jesus' reluctance to aid the… Read more