Nor does the letter speak to prominent members of the city; rather, Paul recounts how they did manual labor together, hinting that he may have made the acquaintance of artisans or laborers in the public square as he plied his trade as a tentmaker
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would shelter all comers, new and old, under one big awning: "ya no sois extranjeros ni advenedizos, sino conciudadanos de los santos" (Efesios 2:19).
This study was a follow-up to Donald Hamilton's groundbreaking research published in 1987 on tentmaker
32) Although Paul chose not to be paid for his spiritual duties and worked as a weaver (or tentmaker
The latter had performed a modern American repertoire in Australia a few years previously to some acclaim, and had just completed his first movie Omar the Tentmaker
, so was considered by Williamsons as a star of sufficient international magnitude for an important lead role.
But he chose not to, and support himself by his trade as a tentmaker
Paul is a business man, by profession a skenopoios, a tentmaker
or, more generally, a leather worker.
Colorado, discussing the First Amendment standard that a statute must be narrowly tailored to achieve it purposes, Scalia quipped that to the Court's majority, "narrow tailoring must refer not to the standards of Versace, but to those of Omar the tentmaker
In the Church's long history there have been many influential converts, men and women whose conversion strengthened, perhaps even shaped, the Church, but none with such lasting impact as a first century tentmaker
from the Turkish city of Tarsus ("no mean city", he would later say), capital of the Roman province of Cilicia.
Balthasar recalled that Paul "does not break off his relationships with the working world; he remains a tentmaker
in spite of the fact that he would be entitled to be supported by the communities.
Hock shows that Paul's trade as tentmaker
has been too long ignored and overlooked as an important aspect for understanding Paul and his social setting.