Summarize the book of Paul first by identifying and explaining its epistle genre. Identify the key theme, major events, and major personalities.
There is no book titled specifically, the book of Paul. However, Paul is credited with writing several epistles including Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Philemon, Galatians, Philippians, and 1 Thessalonians. The epistles are literary formal, artistic letters. Ancient letters were written on a papyrus dictated by a secretary or scribe. The Bible identifies Tertius as Paul's scribe. The letters followed a pattern that included (1) introduction, listing the names of the sender and recipient followed by a formal greeting inquiring of the individual's health and a ...
This solution provides a brief summary of the Pauline epistles.