The apostle Paul likely died of decapitation due to a beheading by the Romans. While there are no definitive records of Paul's death, decapitation is the commonly accepted reasoning of death.Know More
It is believed that Paul was beheaded in Rome under the rule of the emperor Nero. He was beheaded after he returned from his fifth missionary journey and was likely beheaded due to his involvement with missionary activities. The beheading may have also had to do with his involvement in the burning of Rome. Although Paul did not have major involvement in the burning of Rome, Nero executed all people that had anything to do with the burning of the city.
The time in which Paul's death likely occurred was a tumultuous time for Rome. The emperor committed suicide soon after the beheading of Paul occurred. It is noted in several biblical dictionaries that Paul spent a long amount of time in jail prior to the time that his death is believed to have occurred. The records on file show that Paul was unhappy in jail and was tired of being cold in a cell. This was only a few months prior to May of 68 A.D., around the time that Paul was beheaded.Learn more about Religion
John Paul Jackson started Streams Ministries International. Jackson, who died in 2015, was a renowned author, religion teacher and speaker. He was also the host of the popular television show "Dreams & Mysteries," aired on the Daystar Television Network.Full Answer >
Paul, who was originally called "Saul of Tarsus", was one of the most important leaders of the "Apostolic Age" in the first century A.D. Though he dedicated the early part of his life to persecuting followers of Jesus Christ, he later spent most of his life teaching the Gospel of Christ.Full Answer >
Paul Revere died of natural causes on May 10, 1818. He died at his home in Boston, Massachusetts, and his grave is located at the Granary Burying Ground on Tremont Street.Full Answer >
The apostle Paul is widely considered to be the author of the book of Romans, but it was his scribe, Tertius, who actually wrote the book. Paul dictated what went into the letter, but Tertius had control over the form, style and content of the letter.Full Answer >