Timeline for the Apostle Paul’s Life

Timeline for the Apostle Paul’s Life

Below is the traditional Catholic dating of Paul’s life.

  • A.D. 8 Birth of Paul
  • 30 Jesus Christ rises from the dead
  • 33 Paul’s conversion to Christ on the road to Damascus
  • 33-36 Paul in Arabia & Damascus for three years (Gal 1:18)
  • 36 Paul goes with Barnabas and visits Peter and James in Jerusalem
  • 42-43 James the Greater martyred; Apostles flee Jerusalem
  • 47-48 Paul’s First Missionary Journey
  • 49-50 Jerusalem Council
  • 49/50-52 Paul’s Second Missionary Journey
  • 54/55 Paul writes Galatians
  • 56-58 Paul’s Third Missionary Journey
  • 57-58 Paul writes 1 & 2 Corinthians, Romans
  • 58-60 Paul Imprisoned in Caesarea
  • 60-61 Paul under house arrest at Rome (Paul writes Philippians, Philemon, Colossians, Ephesians)
  • 61/62 Paul freed in Rome
  • 62-65 The so-called “Last Missionary Journey”  including Ephesus and Crete (1 Timothy, Titus, and Hebrews composed)
  • 67 Paul writes 2 Timothy with the assistance of Luke and Paul martyred in Rome under Emperor Nero
  • 70 Jerusalem destroyed by Roman legions

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About the Author

Dr Taylor Marshall is a best-selling author and Catholic professor. he is a former Anglican (Episcopalian) priest and a graduate of Texas A&M University (BA Philosophy) Westminster Theological Seminary (MAR Theology), Nashotah Theological House (Certificate in Anglican Studies), and the University of Dallas (MA Philosophy). He earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Dallas on Thomas Aquinas on the Natural Law and the Twofold Beatitude of Humanity. He is the author of 8 books.