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Paul: Defeated Twice

St Paul was a difficult man. There are many indications that he was essentially a loner: His competitive zeal, his passionate arguments, his sharp break with more pastoral Barnabas, his focused missionary hunger all point to one who found the … Continue reading

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Paul and Titus

Titus is possibly the first non-Jewish Christian we have recorded by name. Paul took him to Jerusalem about fifteen years after Christ’s death, noting that “even though he was a Greek he wasn’t compelled to be circumcised.” (Galatians 2) They … Continue reading

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Madness of St Paul – The Foreword

Can the way we read the Bible affect our mental health? Undoubtedly it can. Over the years – working as a psychotherapist committed to the Christian Way – I have seen many good Christian people who were bowed down by … Continue reading

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Madness of St Paul – the Blurb

In this book, Richard Dormandy charts with compassion the journey of St Paul through the “madness” of fear and self-loathing to a profound dependence on God’s grace and love. This unusual and perceptive reading of St Paul will be of … Continue reading

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The Madness of St Paul

The Madness of St Paul draws in detail upon the Second Letter to the Corinthians to consider the mid- ministry crisis from which Paul was emerging when he wrote the letter. It explores some of the factors which led to … Continue reading

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