“My journey as a former Pharisee has taken me from Damascus to this cell. Many things have happened in between. I have passed through many dangers. But this time it does seem to have come to an end.”
Paulus. The Scribe of God, the third and final volume of the saga written by Fr. José Antonio Fortea on the life of St. Paul, will be published this September.
The writer puts a face to St. Paul in this ambitious historical novel saga that follows the path of the apostle with rigor and exquisite thoroughness: what the day-to-day life of a first century apostle was like; what he did from the time he got up in the morning until nightfall; how he could begin to preach in a city where no one knew him and where no Gentile knew a single word about any messiah; what rites he performed when celebrating the Eucharist; and, how an evangelization journey was organized economically. With this exciting novel we will discover the man of flesh and blood, the former Pharisee named Saul who ends up becoming Paulus. The first volume is entitled Paulus, el león de Dios and the second, Paulus, La Columna de Dios.
The writer Fr. José Antonio Fortea (Barbastro, Huesca 1968) is a priest and a theologian specializing in the field of demons and exorcisms. He studied theology at the University of Navarra and he earned his licentiate in Church History at the Faculty of Theology of Comillas and received his doctorate at the Ateneo Regina Apostolorum in Rome. He belongs to the diocese of Alcalá de Henares in Madrid.