Paul and the Hellenistic Greek Diaspora.
The Road to Damascus
Paul and the Law. The Mission to the Gentiles
St. James the Righteous.
Paul's arrest and death
The fate of James' church
"Communism" and the early Church
Break down in discipline in the early Church
Paul's letters and the tradition of apostolic authority
Paul's First Epistle to the Corinthians
Courts and pagan judges
Speaking in Tongues (chapter 13)
women, temptation, and long hair
The Delay of the Parousia
See John 3: 16-17
Two dangerous beliefs
Paul's belief in "justification by faith" and predestination
From democracy to apostolic succession; Pentecost
The hierarchy of the Church: priests, bishops, metropolitans, patriarchs (Rome, Constantinople, Jerusalem, Alexandria, Antioch).
Imagined and real threats from Christianity to the Roman Empire
Pliny's letter to the Emperor Trajan.