Authenticity: Issues with Peter’s Behavior in Antioch and Paul’s Admonitions


  • Ogochi K. Deborah Pan Africa Christian University


Authenticity is a term that seems new in the leadership phenomena, but its existence is not new since it can be traced back to the Greeks’ time. Authenticity as a concept can be traced back to the ancient Greeks where it is apprehended in their ageless caution to “be true to oneself” (Michie & Gooty, 2005). According to George, Sims, McLean and Mayer (2007), the construct of authenticity is not a new thing, there has been a resurging determination in what establishes authentic leadership within the applied and academic management literature. This author together with many other authors on the subject suggest that there is much more to authenticity than only being true to oneself. This paper seeks to bring out issues of Peter’s authenticity and Paul’s rebuke to bring a fellow leader back to track.

Keywords: Authenticity, Peter’s Behavior & Paul’s Admonitions

Author Biography

Ogochi K. Deborah, Pan Africa Christian University

PhD Candidate, Pan Africa Christian University


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How to Cite

Deborah, O. K. “Authenticity: Issues With Peter’s Behavior in Antioch and Paul’s Admonitions”. Journal of Sociology, Psychology & Religious Studies, vol. 1, no. 1, Dec. 2018, pp. 21-30,