Do you know why Paul may well be the most influential thinker in Western History? Perhaps exceeding Jesus himself?
Yes, I mean above even famous philosophers or political leaders. Many Christians dispute that he is perhaps more influential than Jesus (or have never thought about it)! It is an unexpected and radical thought to many, Christian or not. Certainly, it is because of Jesus and beliefs about him that Paul ended up being such an impacting figure.
Still, as to the upcoming review, let’s start here: That Paul was indeed more influential than Jesus on the eventual shape of Christianity is the contention of Dr. James Tabor, author of Paul and Jesus: How the Apostle Transformed Christianity. It’s not so much about comparative ratings but that…
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