Mar 5, 2014

Calculating the Time and Cost of Paul's Missionary Journeys

See this fascinating post that calculates the time and cost of Paul's missionary journeys. Here are the final numbers but see the post for additional details.

Journey Distance (miles) Travel Time (days) Cost per Person (denarii)*
First 1,581 53 237
Second 3,050 100 314
Third 3,307 92 481
Rome 2,344 36 699

HT: Christianity Today


Cam von Wahlde said...

Does the expense of the trip to Rome include wintering in Malta? Was this payable by Roman authorities or the Christian communities?

Charles Savelle said...

Great questions but I do not know.