The Apostle Paul has shaped the course of Christian ethics for centuries and is widely regarded as the most influential theologian in the Christian tradition. In this authoritative introduction, Morna D. Hooker offers a female perspective on a figure often portrayed as a conservative misogynist. Original and thought-provoking, this concise study is essential reading for all who seek to learn more about one of the most controversial figures in Christianity. Morna D. Hooker is Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity Emerita at Cambridge University. She is fellow of Robinson College, Cambridge, and the author of thirteen books and numerous papers.