|Take the following links to
the writings of Paul, from the New Testament.
1 Corinthians 7: 1-15, New
1 Corinthians 7: 25-40, NIV
1 Corinthians 11: 2-15, NIV
1 Corinthians 14: 34-40, NIV
1 Corinthians 7: 1-15, King James
1 Corinthians 7: 25-40, KJV
1 Corinthians 11: 2-15, KJV
1 Corinthians 14: 34-40, KJV
Conversion of St. Paul
Caravaggio, c. 1601
oil on canvas
||Name: Paul of
Born: 10 AD in Tarsus.
Died: 67 AD in Rome.
Notable Accomplishment: Largely responsible for the initial
spread of Christianity.
The Basics: A tentmaker by trade, the son of a merchant, Paul
(born Saul) initially persecuted the growing Christian minority in
the name of the emperor. Legend has it that he was converted
to Christianity on the road to Damascus. Once converted, he
changed his name and began a new ministry in spreading the message
of Christianity to the world. 13 epistles in the Christian
Scriptures are attributed to Paul. He was put to death in Rome
for his faith.
Source for biography and image: http://www2.kenyon.edu/Depts/IPHS/Projects/carletonminihan/Pages/StPaulbio.htm
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