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Who was St. Paul before he converted to Christianity?

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Philip Kosloski - published on 01/25/19

His background prepared him for a life of zealous ministry.

St. Paul is most well-known for his missionary adventures throughout Europe, but who was he before converting to Christianity?

Here are a few quick facts about the man who would profoundly impact the world.

God would use this zeal and turn it around, transforming Paul into a defender of the innocent and champion of charity, a zealous missionary of the Gospel.




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