The New Testament

A Historical and Theological Introduction


23. The Missionary Paul

Questions for Review

  1. What information can we glean about Paul’s travels using only his letters?
  2. Should we be wary of using Acts as a source to understand Paul’s life? Why or why not?
  3. What is known about the years immediately following Paul’s conversion?
  4. Where was the term Christianoi first applied to followers of Jesus?
  5. Outline, with some detail, Paul’s first missionary journey.
  6. Outline, with some detail, Paul’s second missionary journey.
  7. Outline, with some detail, Paul’s third missionary journey.
  8. Which of Paul’s letters may have been written during each missionary journey?
  9. Briefly identify and describe Paul’s various arrests, trials, and imprisonments.
  10. Which letters may Paul have written from a Roman prison?