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The Pauline Circle Paul, writes F. F. Bruce, attracted friends around him as a magnet attracts iron filings. The New Testament evidence for Paul’s wide circle of friends is plentiful, both in Paul’s own writings and in the Book of Acts. In this book, Bruce, who is widely known as one of today’s foremost Pauline scholars, looks at several of Paul’s closest friends and associates as well as several of the countless co-workers, hosts, and hostesses he encountered in his life and ministry. Barnabas, Silas, Timothy, Luke, Priscilla and Aquila, Onesimus, and Mark are among those discussed in terms of both their relationship to Paul and their relationship to the early church. Bruce surveys the biblical evidence for the stories of these people, placing it against its first-century background, and examining the relationships that underlie the New Testament references. The result, written in Bruce’s usual engaging and accessible style, is a fascinating look at the men and women who surrounded Paul and influenced the New Testament church.

  • Title: The Pauline Circle
  • Author: F. F. Bruce
  • Publisher: Kingsley Books
  • Print Publication Date: 2017
  • Logos Release Date: 2018
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Paul, the Apostle, Saint; Christian saints › Turkey--Tarsus--Biography; Tarsus (Turkey) › Biography
  • ISBN: 9781912149179
  • Resource ID: LLS:PAULINECIRCLE
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2019-06-17T22:47:22Z
F. F. Bruce

F. F. Bruce (1910–1990) was one of the founders of the modern evangelical understanding of the Bible and served as the Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester. After teaching Greek for several years, first at the University of Edinburgh and then at the University of Leeds, he became head of the Department of Biblical History and Literature at the University of Sheffield in 1947. He studied at University of Aberdeen, Cambridge University, and the University of Vienna.

Bruce wrote over 40 books, including New International Bible Commentary, Paul: Apostle of the Free Spirit, The Epistle to the Galatians: New International Greek Testament Commentary, Romans in Tyndale Commentaries, and The Book of Acts, The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians, and The Epistle to the Hebrews in The New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT).

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