Author:Paul of Tarsus
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(c. 5 - c. 67)
|The earliest century Christian author, known as "Saint Paul" or "Paul the Apostle". One of the most notable of early Christian missionaries, and credited by some as the founder of Christianity.|
The following New Testament books are agreed by nearly all scholars to have been composed by Paul:
In addition, the New Testament ascribes to Paul the following additional books, which are disputed to varying degrees:
Christian tradition also often ascribes Hebrews to Paul, although few scholars accept that attribution today. Other non-canonical works were attributed to Paul, such as Correspondence of Paul and Seneca, but all of these are pseunonymous.
- “Paul, Saint” by Frederick H. Hedge in The American Cyclopædia, 1879.
- “Paul (Apostle)” by E. Hatch in Encyclopædia Britannica (9th ed.), 1885.
- Melanchthon W. Jacobus, “Paul (apostle),” The New International Encyclopædia. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1905.
- “Paul, the Apostle” by James Vernon Bartlet in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911
- “St. Paul,” by F. Prat in Catholic Encyclopedia, 1913.