The Word Among Us

September 2008 Issue

My Relationship with Paul

What I admire —and hope to emulate—about this great saint.

By: Fr. Lawrence Boadt

My Relationship with Paul: What I admire —and hope to emulate—about this great saint. by Fr. Lawrence Boadt

St. Paul is given more prominence in the Bible than any other disciple of Jesus. Not only are thirteen of the twenty-seven books of the New Testament attributed to him but the Acts of the Apostles features his life as well—and he even wins mention in 2 Peter 3:15.

And it's no wonder! Paul is at the same time theologically brilliant and yet warmly practical; passionately certain and yet patient; a...


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