Inclusion rather than exclusion of ‘the other’ takes centre stage in Paul's preaching and understanding, as he demonstrates in his Letter to the Galatians.
Thurs 28 May: Paul refers to himself as a Pharisee, son of Pharisees, in today's first reading. What is our understanding of St Paul and how has it changed?
Nick King SJ looks at the change effected in the apostle by his encounter with the risen Jesus on the road to Damascus, and the demands that St Paul's letters still place on their readers.
Jerome Murphy-O'Connor discusses Paul's role as a pastor to the early Christian communities he established and looks at how he maintained his relationships with them from a distance.
Bishop John Arnold describes St Paul's conversion as a long journey in faith, rather than a singular event on the road to Damascus, and looks at what we can learn from this journey.
Who was the man from Tarsus who influenced the course of Christianity more than probably any other saint? Peter Edmonds SJ introduces the 'Thirteenth Apostle'.
We hear from Luke's Gospel about the disciples' miraculous catch of fish on Thursday 3 September - how does John record the same incident as a post-resurrection episode?
25 January is the feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul: it is also the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Renowned spiritual writer, Gerry W Hughes, offers some thoughts on how the quest for unity requires just such a deep conversion in the hearts of all Christians.
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