Learning from Paul the Apostle
Date: September 2009
Duration: 4 hours 58 minutes
Paul the Apostle was instrumental in creating the Christian Church. Now, you can discover how he cultivated the early Church and electrified audiences throughout the world.
In this special series by Jesuit scholar and gifted teacher, Fr. Thomas Stegman, you will encounter Paul the pastor as never before. Whether you are seeking new insights into Church history and the Bible or simply wish to deepen your faith, you will find this course invaluable. By learning about Christianity’s most famous pastor, you will gain new insights into the Church today.
Commenting on Fr. Stegman’s written work, Fr. Gerald O'Collins, former Dean of Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University said, “A blessing offered to the whole Church, Tom Stegman’s commentary presents the heart of St. Paul’s message. ” Indeed, Fr. Stegman’s excellent presentations will help you understand the life and letters of St. Paul as never before.
Find out how Paul understood himself as a pastor. What formative experiences influenced his self-understanding and ministry? What were the principal theological and Christological ideas that inspired and guided his work? How did Paul understand life in the Spirit and the Spirit’s significance for individuals and local communities? How did he bring theology and spirituality to bear on particular questions and crises that arose in his churches?
In this series of twelve lectures, Fr. Stegman answers these and many other questions about the theme of Paul as pastor. You will gain tremendous insight into this most important Christian saint, apostle, and pastor.