Talk:Paul the Apostle

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Pauls conversion 1 Thes 1:9-10?[edit]

In the section 5.1 "Basic Message" the author writes: "The resurrection of Jesus was of primary importance to Paul, as may be seen in his first letter to the Thessalonians[1 Thes. 1:9–10] which is the earliest surviving account of Paul's conversion (my emphasis added).

Paul does not refer to himself in these two verses and reading it in context of the whole chapter it is apparent that he is writing about the conversion of the people he is addressing this letter to: the members there. It seems therefore to me to be better to delete that part of the sentence after the reference to 1 Thes. 1:9-10. Leave the bulletpoints of the list of Basics basic: this addendum after the reference is a irrelevant side-track, apart from being an incorrect statement. (talk) 19:14, 22 March 2017 (UTC) Per Nordin

It's a misreading of the source used here, this article at the Encyclopedia Britannica. The source says "the earliest surviving account of conversion to the Christian movement.". I've corrected the sentence now, but feel free to remove that part; remember to be bold. - Lindert (talk) 21:19, 22 March 2017 (UTC)