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Henry Wansbrough admires the fruit of close reading of Paul

 

The Paul of Surprises: His vision of the Christian life
Geoffrey Turner
DLT £14.99
(978-0-232-52892-3)
Church Times Bookshop £13.50 (Use code CT285 )

PAUL's teaching about Christian behaviour, the author says, is less about detailed commands and prohibitions than about the sort of person a Christian aims to be. So the chapters in this book are on Christian characteristics, such as ...

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Wed 1 Oct 14 @ 10:54
RT @greenbeltAnd here, editor Paul Handley explains the quest and how they reached their verdicts: http://t.co/R9Q4YCOI9L 2/2

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RT @BPGUKGood to see 3 @dlt_books titles (so far!) in the @churchtimes 100 Best Books. Will there be more in parts 2 and 3 I wonder! #CT100