Paul’s Speech on Mars Hill

In Acts 17:16-34 we read Paul’s famous speech on Mars Hill. Engage with our commentaries regarding Paul’s strategy in communicating with this particular audience. Be sure to mention the issue of contextualization as discussed by Fernando. How far did Paul go in adapting his message to the needs of his audience? How does this presentation of the good news about Jesus compare with some of Paul’s other speeches in which he spells out the good news? What does Paul’s approach reveal about his underlying assumptions about non-Christian religions and philosophies?