Unlike other New Testament persons described in the Paul's Social Network Series, Peter was a member of Jesus' inner circle during his life and ministry in Galilee. In "Peter," Eric Stewart explores the depictions of Peter that appear throughout the New Testament for insights into who he was. Readers will learn what it means that Peter was a villager and a fisherman, a holy person, an authorized change agent, a moral entrepreneur, a healer, a speaker, and a writer. In the end, they will understand Peter's message, and the message of his Master, far more deeply.
"Eric C. Stewart is assistant professor of religion at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. He is the author of "Gathered around Jesus: An Alternative Spatial Practice in the Gospel of Mark.