Paul the Apostle

The Religious Affiliation of
Paul the Apostle

Religion: Jewish; Christian (Apostle) CBR Scale: D

Name: Paul the Apostle

Other Names: Paul; St. Paul; Saint Paul; Paul of Tarsus; Saul; Apostle Paul

Classification: clergy/religious leader clergy/religious leader   real/historical person real/historical person  

Publisher(s): DC Marvel Paradox Press Seabury Books

Earliest Appearance Listed in This Database: New Testament (52 A.D.): "1 Thessalonians"

Number of Appearances: 41

   Comic Book Appearances: 3

   TV, Film Appearances: 38

Location: Rome, Italy

Birth Place: Tarsus, Turkey

Gender: male

Although the Bible's first mention of Paul (then "Saul") is in the book of Acts, the authorship of Acts is actually dated later (circa 60 AD) then the authorship of his earliest epistles. So Paul's epistle now known in the Bible as "1 Thessalonians" would be considered "Paul's first appearance."

This character is in the following 3 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Captain America (vol. 1) #305 (May 1985): "Walk Upon England!" (mentioned)
New Testament (52 A.D.): "1 Thessalonians" (lead character)
X-Factor (vol. 3) #40 (Apr. 2009): "Slings & Arrows" (mentioned)

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