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Apostle Paul [Paperback]

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Pages   433
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.94" Width: 6.08" Height: 1.14"
Weight:   1.3 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 14, 2006
Publisher   Zoland Books
ISBN  1581952201  
EAN  9781581952209  

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The iconic Saint Paul - in his lifetime a scholar, prosecutor for the high court of the Jews, accomplice in murder, adventurer, traveler, orator, writer, advocate, and organizer of a new faith - was in fact a Jewish-Hellenistic citizen of the Roman Empire, a man who by the force of his intellect and indomitable will changed the course of history. Eventually he became the leader of the movement that delivered the social and moral authority of Christianity to a pagan world. His quality of mind and ability to exhort and persuade, his personal commitment to ethical conduct and values, and his courage and indefatigability made Paul one of the continuing forces in the progress of Western civilization.

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! James Cannon is currently retired from public life. He was an aide to President Ford and Governor Nelson Rockefeller, and chief of staff for Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker. Before entering political work, he was chief political writer, national affairs correspondent, and Chief of Correspondents at Newsweek. Before that he was on the staff of Time. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army and O.S.S. in the Caribbean and Asia theaters, achieving the rank of captain. Author or coauthor of four previous books, this is his first work of fiction. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife.

James Cannon was born in 1947.

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Super Gift  Nov 30, 2008
I am enjoying this book so much that I have purchased several for family and friends. The details of the book that I have checked in the Bible match.
Remember, It's FICTION  Apr 15, 2008
Cannon's "Apostle Paul" is a good book. I can say I've enjoyed it, if for anything but to get a brief review of Biblical history. Cannon, foremost a journalist, seems to take a journalistic tact in writing this novel. Cannon's depiction of Paul is quite one-dimensional, focusing on chronology, along with cause and effect, rather than theological insight. It is a disappointment that the main character has no conveyed sympathetic qualities (in fact, I liked much more the character Barnabas). But the reader has to remember that this isn't a theological study, but a piece of historical fiction. Some of the negative comments posted in other reviews seem to be disappointed in this fact: that Paul is not portrayed solely as an angelic martyr, second only to Christ. However, the author is attempting to show the diverse change in Paul's life, once converted to Christian living. But it is a clumsily noted conversion. The lascivious depictions of Paul's early life are actually more interesting than the dull, almost clinical apostolic life the author attempts to portray throughout the majority of the story. It is here that brief theological insight or a touching upon Paul's relationship with God or Christ (beyond visions) could have saved the book. I must say that reading this novel made me want to know about Paul, but surely that's a good thing!
Apostle Paul  Jan 21, 2007
Since it has been months since I ordered this book and I HAVE NOT received it yet, it is hard to give a review. This is the first you have acknowledged that I should have received one. I wrote a letter and sent it through the mail about it long ago, but they wrote back that I need to show that I ordered it to begin with. PLEASE look into this matter for me and ship me my book AS I HAVE PAID FOR IT ALREADY.
Excellent historical fiction   Jun 9, 2006
Author James Cannon has taken the few facts we have of the Apostle Paul's life, and manufactured a good biography of Paul and his times.

Paul, in case you don't know, was the chief earthly inventor of Christianity. Along with his side-kick Barnabas he carried the message of Jesus to the Gentiles and, in the process, made an insignificant Jewish sect based on the teachings of an itinerant preacher into a world religion. As the author presents him, Paul is often not an attractive person. Arrogant and cocksure, he was a fanatic persecutor of the new sect of Christians before the famous vision on the road to Damascus that made him an equally fanatic missionary. As time goes by in the book, however, the reader's initial dislike of Paul turns into reluctant admiration. Other much-admired biblical figures in the book are also shown with warts. Peter the "Rock" of the Church is vacillating, James the brother of Jesus is narrow and bigoted. What shines through is the idealism of the early Christians.

Author Cannon writes his story confidently with enough plausible detail to make his portrayal of the first century AD believable and enough life and color to make his characters credible. He's a workmanlike author rather than a visionary, a poet, or a weaver of spells and he's painted a workmanlike picture of Paul that is probably about as close to reality as could be achieved. The Paul created by Cannon is human, and that's a rare thing to have achieved when molding a personage of his stature.

A Masterful Tale Told by a Masterful Story Teller  May 1, 2006
James Cannon is a gifted story teller. Whether you're religious or not, you'll appreciate the power of a great story, and that's what "Apostle Paul" is -- a great story. The reader will walk as if in Paul's footsteps, from his disbelief in the Word to acceptance. You can actually feel what it was like to share Paul's exuberance for the Son of Man. Who can forget the moment when God blinds a doubting Paul, and then makes him see again? All of us have had similar experiences, where we've been blinded by mistrust and ambiguity, only to awaken to the light.I recommend James Cannon's terrific work to anyone who has ever crossed that threshold.

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