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Parini, Jay

Summary: "A historical novel of the Apostle Paul, whose tireless and epic preaching of the message of Jesus brought Christianity into existence and changed human history. In relating Paul's epic journeys, both geographical and spiritual, the author unfolds a vivid panorama of the ancient world on the verge of epochal change, while in the alternating voice of the Gospel writer Luke, Paul's travel...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Swindoll, Charles R.

Summary: Charles Swindoll, famed evangelical pastor and radio preacher, presents a series of profiles on the most important Biblical figures. Here, listeners will be delighted by the inspiring story of Paul.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Christian Audio Seed 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 225.92 SWI

Cannon, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Steerforth Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAN

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Paul, who goes from the most infamous persecutor of Christians to Christ's most influential apostle, is spending his last days in a dark and bleak prison cell awaiting execution by Emperor Nero. Luke, his friend and physician, risks his life when he ventures into Rome to visit him. Paul is under the watchful eye of Mauritius, the prison's prefect, who seeks to understand how this broken old man...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PAU

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD PAU

Caldwell, Taylor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1970

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAL

Tóibín, Colm

Summary: A provocative imagining of the later years of the mother of Jesus finds her living a solitary existence in Ephesus years after her son's crucifixion and struggling with guilt, anger, and feelings that her son is not the son of God and that his sacrifice was not for a worthy cause.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC TOI

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC TOI

Martin, Charles

Summary: In this book the author asks 'if Jesus' earliest followers--those who saw a dead man live--turned the world upside down by the power of His Spirit, what can't we? Why aren't we? What's changed?' Martin recounts the stories of those who lived and walked with Jesus and shows not only what they did, but how they did it. Along the way he opens up about his own successes and failures in seeking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 248.4 MAR

Toibin, Colm

Summary: A provocative imagining of the later years of the mother of Jesus finds her living a solitary existence in Ephesus years after her son's crucifixion and struggling with guilt, anger, and feelings that her son is not the son of God and that His sacrifice was not for a worthy cause.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TOB

Smith, Brendan Powell.

Summary: Images of artwork created out of LEGO bricks recreate scenes to retell each book from the New Testament of the Bible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 225.9 SMI

Borg, Marcus J.

Summary: The authors show how the apostle was slowly but steadily "deradicalized" to fit Roman social norms in regards to slavery, patriarchy, and patronage. In truth, Paul was an appealing apostle of Jesus whose vision of life "in Christ"--one of his favored phrases--is remarkably faithful to the message of Jesus himself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2009

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Johnson, Luke Timothy.

Summary: A series of twelve lectures examining St. Paul, his writings, and his message, presented by Luke Timothy Johnson, Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2001

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 225 JOH

Ruden, Sarah.

Summary: Explores the ways in which Apostle Paul's edicts may have been misinterpreted, in an account that translates his writings from Koine Greek to assess how he may have been wrongly perceived as a misogynist and social conformist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 225.9 RUD

Summary: Part 2 examines the biblical answers to the fundamental human questions and then traces their influence on the Western mind. This second section witnesses the transformation of philosophy from a monothetic search for explanations to a spiritual quest for meaning and understanding informed by a profound fideism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 109 GRE

Ehrman, Bart D.

Summary: Historian of religion Ehrman takes readers on a tour of the early Christian church, illuminating the lives of three of Jesus' most intriguing followers: Simon Peter, Paul of Tarsus, and Mary Magdalene. What do the writings of the New Testament tell us about each of these key followers of Christ? What legends have sprung up about them in the centuries after their deaths? Was Paul bow-legged and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 225.9 EHR

Parker, Amy

Summary: Presents information from the Bible on a series of miscellaneous topics, including how did David beat Goliath, why did Daniel get thrown into the lion's den, and why did Jesus have apostles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2019

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McEvoy, Dermot

Summary: Reimagines the Easter Rising lead by Michael Collins, as he, his young protégé, and his assassination squad, called the Twelve Apostles, killed the entire British Secret Service in Dublin, Ireland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Distribution Services 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCE

Gostick, Adrian Robert

Summary: "In Leading with Gratitude, New York Times bestselling authors, the "apostles of appreciation" Chester Elton and Adrian Gostick introduce readers to easy ways to add more gratitude to their work environment"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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