The Bible: Kairopractice

St. Paul has always been thought to be one man who did not put off writing letters; 14 of the New Testament's 21 Epistles are attributed to him. Now a canny Scots minister from the town of Culross claims to have scientific evidence that Paul wrote only four of the letters that bear his name—Romans, I and II Corinthians, and Galatians.

The Rev. Andrew Morton, who will publish his findings next month in a volume of New Testament studies, got his evidence from an electronic computer operated by the University of London. Until now, Morton argues, scholars could only question...

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