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By Robert Orlando,Gerd Ludemann

The Apostle Paul's dramatic and much-discussed conversion at the highway to Damascus notably replaced the process his life--as good because the Christian faith. Can a brand new narrative, and a brand new standpoint, be delivered to this two-thousand-year-old tale and centuries of severe proposal and study?

Writer and filmmaker Robert Orlando believes it might. Apostle Paul: A well mannered Bribe is a dramatic and hard e-book, encouraged through his arguable movie of an analogous identify. This groundbreaking examine Paul's existence attracts on vast examine into Paul's letters and the e-book of Acts to bare Paul's human attitudes and insecurities. Orlando reconstructs a clean tackle the Apostle Paul's existence and proposes that Paul, as one among Christianity's such a lot celebrated converts, could have wanted greater than religion and fervor to persuade the opposite apostles to simply accept his imaginative and prescient of Christian ministry.

Apostle Paul: A well mannered Bribe illustrates how a imaginative and prescient of promise finally results in a hopeless criminal telephone and eventually, a brand new faith, not easy the normal viewpoint to motivate new inspiration on one of many best-known founders of the Christian faith.

"Paul's existence, of which we get snippets from his letters and likewise from the money owed of others approximately him, used to be a dramatic one. Robert Orlando takes these information, and the insights and interpretations of students, and weaves them including the ability of a filmmaker to supply a compelling narrative of Paul's existence, his goals, his struggles."
--James McGrath, Butler collage, Indianapolis, IN

"At a time while the academy touts 'life-long studying' and 'public humanities' and but infrequently takes self reliant scholarship heavily, specialist students aren't disregard Robert Orlando's A well mannered Bribe, the fruits of years of study sparked through a school direction. he's a greater than able scholar of Paul and Pauline scholarship who ardently and articulately makes a believable case for what may have occurred to Paul. . . . those that already locate Paul fascinating will locate him purely extra so in A well mannered Bribe. As a spouse to Orlando's documentary, this can be a very valuable creation or follow-up. See the movie. learn the book."
--Corrie Norman, college of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

"Robert Orlando combines the simplest traditions of historic feedback with an striking wisdom of the historical past of study to supply an in-depth inspect Paul that i haven't obvious in scholarship over the past many years. i like to recommend his e-book, A well mannered Bribe, with the maximum enthusiasm. A e-book the place students and laypersons alike are given the original likelihood to satisfy Paul back for the 1st time. This actually 'new narrative' of early Christianity has my complete endorsement."
--Gerd Lüdemann, from the foreword

Robert Orlando is an award-winning author and filmmaker with over two decades' adventure as a storyteller throughout mediums. Orlando can also be a public speaker, freelance author and editor, and director in big apple urban, the place he based Nexus Media. His most recent movie and publication model, Silence Patton, is a follow-up to Apostle Paul: A well mannered Bribe and is determined for liberate in 2014.

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