The story of Paul has always captivated Christians--a terrible persecutor of the church turned phenomenal Christian missionary. In addition to being a primary source for much of modern theology, the biblical accounts of Paul and his travels have always been a reference point for historians. For many years, St. Paul the Traveler and Roman Citizen has been one of the most useful works on Paul. This revised and updated edition examines a variety of topics including: Paul's nationality, The missionary journey of Barnabas and Paul, The Apostolic council, Paul's voyage to Rome, Chronology of early church history.
Sir William M. Ramsay (1851-1939) served as the first professor of classical art and archaeology at Oxford University. At the turn of the century, he engaged in extensive exploration of the antiquities of Turkey and contributed to the study of classical archaeology, geography, and New Testament studies. He is the author of many books, including historical commentaries on Galatians, First Corinthians, and the Pastoral Epistles.