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A Jewish vs. A Christian Paul: Name Confusion

A Jewish vs. A Christian Paul: Name Confusion
Most people know that Apostle Paul was a pious Jew. Many New Testament readers would note that he was a Pharisee trained with the rabbis at the feet of Gamaliel (Acts 22:3). And at the same time, most Christians would also see Apostle Paul as a radical convert to Christianity. But how accurate is this idea? One way of rationalizing Paul as a Christian is that a Jew, a Pharisee named Saul was baptized, converted from Judaism to Christianity and from then on was known as Christian Apostle Paul. Name Confusion The name changing transaction can be truly misleading. It

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