The Remarkable Story of Paul the Apostle

Siegwart Knijpenga; Translated by Philip Mees

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  • An engaging narrative retelling of the life of Saint Paul for readers aged 10+
  • Shares Paul's remarkable journey, highlighting the challenges he faced and celebrating his tenacity as he laid the foundations of Christianity
  • Experienced teacher of religion Siegwart Knijpenga brings Paul's story to life and shares the saint's messages in a lively and accessible way

The inspiring story of the life of Saint Paul, brought vividly to life for young people in an engrossing narrative retelling.

216 x 138 mm
Floris Books
Religion & Spirituality
160 pages
Publication date:
14 Oct 2021


This unique narrative retelling of the story of Saint Paul is both an engaging day-to-day account of life in the first century as well as a remarkable chronicle of the key events that ultimately laid the foundations for Christianity.

It covers his childhood, when he was known as Saul, in his father's tent-making workshop, his momentous encounter with Christ on the road to Damascus and his transformation into Paul the apostle, one of Christianity's most significant figures.

Siegwart Knijpenga draws on extensive experience of sharing religious lessons with young people to retell the story of Saint Paul in a lively and accessible way, ideal for readers aged 10 and up.


Siegwart Knijpenga (1935-2022) was born in the Netherlands and attended the Waldorf school in The Hague. He studied for the priesthood at the Seminary of The Christian Community in Stuttgart, Germany and was ordained in 1962. He served congregations in Hamburg and Amsterdam, among others, and was Lenker of The Christian Community in the Netherlands for eight years.

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