This post contains free online resources relating to the life, letters and theology of St Paul. The resources include both written and audio material. At the very end of the post I’ve included some links to books available for purchase.
Pope Benedict XVI’s Catechesis on St Paul:
- On Paul’s World and Time
- The World of St Paul
- The Life of Paul
- The Conversion of St Paul
- Apostleship According To St Paul
- St Paul’s relation to the Church and Apostles(1)
- St Paul’s Relation to the Church and Apostles (2)
- St Paul’s Knowledge of Christ
- St Paul’s Teaching on the Church
- On St Paul’s Christology: Pre-existence & Incarnation
- On St Paul’s Christology: Theology of the Cross
- Son St Paul’s Christology: The Decisiveness of the Incarnation
- Eschatology: the Expectation of the Parousia (Second Coming)
- The Doctrine of Justification: From Works to Faith
- Paul’s Teaching on Faith and Works
- The Relation Between Adam and Christ
- Theology of the Sacraments
- Spiritual Worship
- Letter to Colossians and Ephesians
- The Pastoral Letters
- St Paul’s Life and Legacy.
In The Footsteps Of St Paul. Audio series of 13 one-half hour shows by Father Mitch Pacwa.
St Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians. Audio series of 13 one-half hour shows by Father Mitch Pacwa.
Taylor Marshall Podcasts:
- Rabbi Saul Becomes the Apostle Paul.
- Will the Real Paul Please Stand up. Looks at differing interpretations
- Did Paul Believe in the Catholic Church?
- Justified by Faith or by Faith Alone?
- St Paul on Baptism and Being Born Again.
- St Paul on Confession and Mortal Sin.
- Paul on Purgatory and Prayers for the Dead.
- Paul on the Eucharist as Sacrifice.
- Was Paul a Catholic Priest?
- The Celibacy and Fatherhood of Paul.
- Paul on Matrimony and Marital Roles.
Conversion of Heart: The Conversion of St Paul. Podcast by David Higbee delivered at the Chesterton Society Conference in Rochester, NY.
The Life of St Paul: (podcasts by David Higbee)
- Life of St. Paul – Introduction
- Life of St. Paul – Upbringing and Conversion
- Life of St. Paul – Preparation for Ministry
- Life of St. Paul – Context of Paul’s Ministry
- Life of St. Paul – First Missionary Journey
- Life of St. Paul – Ending the First Missionary Journey, Beginning the Second
- Life of St. Paul – Closing the Second Missionary Journey
- Life of St. Paul – Paul in Jerusalem and Rome
First Corinthians Podcast Study: (David Higbee)
- 1st Corinthians – Introduction
- 1st Corinthians – Origins of Corinthian Christianity
- 1st Corinthians – Mission
- 1st Corinthians – Foundation of the Epistle
- 1st Corinthians – Chapter 3
- 1st Corinthians – Chastising the Corinthians
- 1st Corinthians – Principles of Pastoral Care and Holiness
- 1st Corinthians – Personal Disputes and Sexual Guidance
- 1st Corinthians – Liberality and Constraints
- 1st Corinthians – Defending Paul’s Apostolic Authority
- 1st Corinthians – Spiritual Gifts and Body Life
- 1st Corinthians – Love and Spiritual Gifts
- 1st Corinthians – The Resurrection
- 1st Corinthians – Paul Begins His Final Arguments
- 1st Corinthians – Chapter 16 and Review
- 1st Corinthians – Closing the Letter
- 1st Corinthians – Reflections and Questions
- 1st Corinthians – Conclusion
Second Corinthians Podcast Study: (David Higbee)
- 2nd Corinthians – Beginning the Second Corinthian Epistle
- 2nd Corinthians – Suffering and Christ’s Comforts
- 2nd Corinthians – Pastoring the Corinthians
- 2nd Corinthians – Chapter Two
- 2nd Corinthians – Covenant, Law, and Life in the Spirit
- 2nd Corinthians – The Holy Glory of God
- 2nd Corinthians – Holiness: A Serious Separation from Sin
- 2nd Corinthians – Titus and the Collection for Jerusalem
- 2nd Corinthians – Paul’s Bold Counter-Argument
- 2nd Corinthians – Concluding the Epistle
- 2nd Corinthians – Context
- 2nd Corinthians – Final Review
Romans Podcast Study: (David Higbee)
- Romans – Introduction and Salutation
- Romans – Faith and Purity
- Romans – On Judgment
- Romans – Judgment, part 2
- Romans – Holiness and the Law
- Romans – Faith
- Romans – Faith, Hope, and Love
- Romans – Jesus and Adam
- Romans – Faith and Works
- Romans- Grace and Sin
- Romans – Sin and the Law
- Romans – Grace versus Sin
- Romans – The Spirit versus the Flesh
- Romans – Hope
- Romans – Sonship of the Jews
- Romans – Vessels of Wrath
- Romans – All who Call upon the Name
- Romans – Mission
- Romans – The Elect
- Romans – Will Israel be Saved?
- Romans – The Body
- Romans – Humility
- Romans – Meeting Obligations
- Romans – Scruples
- Romans – Pleasing Others
- Romans – Conclusion
Paul’s Letters. A Podcast by Jeff Crandall, St Martha’s Church, Texas.
Contested Letters of Paul’s. Podcast by Jeff Crandall. I think all the letters of St Paul were written by St Paul. However, I also think one should be acquainted with why some reject his authorship of certain letters.
Paul’s Trials and Tribulations. Podcast by Jeff Crandall.
Acts of Apostles and Captivity Letters. 11 Podcasts by Jeff Crandall.
Romans. Several podcast on Romans and some other NT letters by Jeff Crandall.
Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture: (This is an excellent new series of commentaries on the NT).
Ignatius Study Bible (New Testament). A good place for those with little time or little knowledge of St Paul’s writings to begin.
A Pocket Guide to St Paul. An overview of his life, thought and letters by Dr. Scott Hahn.
St Paul and the Power of the Cross. An excellent introduction to one of St Paul’s dominant themes by Fr. Mitch Pacwa.
The Catholic Perspective on Paul: Paul and the Origins of Catholic Christianity. By Taylor Marshall, popular blogger, author and speaker.