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God’s Farm, God’s Building
1 Corinthians 3.5-11

Was Paul ‘the founder of Christianity’?

I found myself embroiled in a debate on that subject a few years ago. From time to time people try to establish a familiar viewpoint: Jesus didn’t really begin Christianity, since he was just an ordinary Jewish teacher who would have been appalled to think of a ‘religion’ being started around him, and what we know as Christianity, and project back on to Jesus, was in fact the invention of Paul. On this occasion, the writer making the case was a well-known journalist, novelist and biographer, trying his hand on early Christian history...

Taken from Paul 1 Corinthians for Everyone – by Tom Wright

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