Did Paul Invent Christianity?

Tough Questions Answered FE689404-8615-4D05-B6C5-CD78C8CDCD33.jpgbegins a longer post thinking through the argument according to which St Paul is the true author of what goes for Christianity these days. Read the first part here:

Recently I’ve run across people who believe that the apostle Paul effectively hijacked Jesus’ teachings and invented most of what we today call Christianity.  Even though this seems to be a view with few advocates, it is still an important charge that is being made. How do we answer this question?

This argument has been made by Jacob Taubes and Alain Badiou, among others.

(Via Tough Questions Answered.)


PS: the second part can be found here.


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