Did Jesus claim to be God?
“Yes, after all…
Paul taught Jesus was God
Paul taught that Jesus was God, at least in some sense.
Paul’s letters say it explicitly
Paul’s letters imply it overtly
(via property ascription),
Paul believed Jesus was God
• …Pauls teachings matched the Jerusalem church's (who said Jesus was God.)
• …Pauls’ churches believed Jesus was God.
• …e.g. Paul’s letters assume they believe it.
• …[Much more forthcoming]
[Much more forthcoming]