Do Paul’s letters refer to Jesus's biographical details?

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      Examples abound where Paul refers to Jesus's biographical details. Right?

      Like Jesus's…
      •…geneology/family/status.1
      •…ethical behavior.
      •…sayings (including teachings).
      •…death.
      •…[and more]. [Forthcoming]2
      1. • …“[Abraham’s] seed... Christ” (Gal 3:16)
        • …“born of a descendant of David” (Rom 1:3)
        • …“descended from David” (2 Tim 2:3)
        • …“born of a woman, born under the Law” (Gal 4:4)
        • …“James, the Lord’s brother” (Gal 1:19)
        • …“the [biological] brothers of the Lord” (1 Cor 9:5)
        • …“poor,” (2 Cor 8:9)
      2. David Wenham defends far more than this in his book, Paul: Follower of Jesus or Founder of Christianity? (Eerdmans 1995)] He argues that Paul alludes at various times to Jesus's…
        • …birth (Matt 1:18-25); Luke 2:1-20)
        • …baptism by John the Baptist (Mt 3:13-17 and parallels)
        • …temptation (Matt 4:1-11 and parallels)
        • …comissioning Peter (John 21:15-19)
        • …transfiguration (Matt 17:1-13 and paralells)
        • …statements, like his…
        • …use of the “Son of Man” title (e.g., John 1:51)
        • …parable of the sower (Mat 13:1-9; 18-23 and parallels)
        • …parable of the prodical song (Luke 15:11-32)
        • …comments on paying taxes (Matt 22:15-22)
        • …sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7)
        • …teaching about peacemaking (e.g., Matt 5:9)
        • …teaching to cut off sin-causing body-parts (Matt 5:29-30).
        • …ransom saying (Matt 20:28//Mark 10:45)
        • …taking up the cross (Matt 16:24-26 and parallels)
        • …drinking his cup and sharing his baptism (Mark 10:38)
        • [Wenham also sees Paul acknowledging the account of James and John competing (Matt 20:20-24)]
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