Tag Archive | Paul

Did Peter Get Demoted? Was James the Real Leader of Early Christianity?

I just finished the book Saint Peter: A Biography by Michael Grant.  I think it is misnamed.  I don’t feel like I know Peter any better, but it is a good book for learning about early Christianity.  The author describes how tough it is to really understand Peter both at the beginning, as well as […]

Did Paul Found Christianity?

Bishop Rick has mentioned a few times that he believes the apostle Paul invented Christianity, so I thought I’d create a post to address this specific issue.  In my previous post on the Strangite Church, he said in a few comments, I believe Paul invented Christianity, not Jesus. There are only a couple of last minute, […]