The Apostle Paul and the Introspective Conscience of the West

  title={The Apostle Paul and the Introspective Conscience of the West},
  author={Krister Stendahl},
  journal={Harvard Theological Review},
  pages={199 - 215}
  • K. Stendahl
  • Published 1 July 1963
  • Art
  • Harvard Theological Review
In the history of Western Christianity — and hence, to a large extent, in the history of Western culture — the Apostle Paul has been hailed as a hero of the introspective conscience. Here was the man who grappled with the problem “I do not do the good I want, but the evil I do not want to do is what I do …” (Rom. 7:19). His insights as to a solution of this dilemma have recently been more or less identified, for example, with what Jung referred to as the Individuation Process; but this is only… 
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