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Paul in the Greco-Roman world

Paul in the Greco-Roman world

a handbook

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Published by Trinity Press International in Harrisburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paul, -- the Apostle, Saint,
  • Civilization, Greco-Roman

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by J. Paul Sampley.
    ContributionsSampley, J. Paul.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2506.3 .P38 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 690 p. :
    Number of Pages690
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21111692M
    ISBN 101563382660
    LC Control Number2003010220
    OCLC/WorldCa52312573

    Paul starts the letter with the customary introduction that is frequently seen in Greco-Roman letters. Gordon Fee in his book How to Read the Bible for All It’s Worth lays out the form of ancient letters as follows: 1. Name of the writers 1. “Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ and Timothy our brother” () 2. Name of the recipient 1. Because of Paul's exhortations throughout Galatians about freedom "in Christ", Galatians has been called “the Magna Carta of the Reformation” and Luther’s “Katie von Bora.”It is the book on which the Protestant Reformation was founded. F.F. Bruce writes that the purpose of this letter to the Galatian Christians was to refute the Judaizers’ false gospel—a gospel in which these.

    Buy a cheap copy of Paul in the Greco-Roman World: A book by J. Paul Sampley. Free shipping over $ In The Greco-Roman World of the New Testament Era James Jeffers provides an informative and scenic tour of daily life during the time of Jesus and the apostles. He treats class and status, family and community, work and leisure, religion and organization, city and country, law and government, death and taxes, and epochal events of Roman history all while offering a 'you-are-there' glimpses.5/5(4).

    Paul in the Greco-Roman World Volumes 1 and 2 by J. Paul Sampley, , available at Book Depository with free delivery : J. Paul Sampley. The book of J. Jeffers is an attempt to offer to the non-scholar and to the scholar student of the New Testament a thorough picture of the Greco-Roman societies in the New Testament era, which the writer identifies with the first century A.D/5(2).


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Within the flurry of scholarship on Paul in recent years, an area of significant interest has been the study of Paul within his particular context, the Greco-Roman world. This landmark handbook, written by distinguished Pauline scholars, is the first and only single volume to offer lucid and insightful examinations of Paul and his : $   About Paul in the Greco-Roman World: A Handbook.

This landmark handbook, written by distinguished Pauline scholars, and first published inremains the first and only work to offer lucid and insightful examinations of Paul and his world in such depth. Readers without an interest in the academic debates regarding the socio-economic spectrums in the Greco-Roman world or particular exegetical decisions may find this book hard to digest.

Some parts of the book will appeal to a more popular audience, but in general this is an academic volume aimed at a scholarly by: Paul in the Greco-Roman World book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Distinguished Pauline scholars offer an insightful examinati /5(6). Within the flurry of scholarship on Paul in recent years, an area of significant interest has been the study of Paul within his particular context, the Greco-Roman world. This landmark handbook, written by distinguished Pauline scholars, is the first and only single volume to offer lucid and insightful examinations of Paul and his world.

Each chapter explores a particular social convention. Once the context of the Greco-Roman world has been presented by analysing primary sources, the following section then looks at the issues highlighted from the former sections within Paul’s letters.

Some essays contain a fourth section which provides key texts and ideas for further studies in. This landmark handbook, written by distinguished Pauline scholars, and first published inremains the first and only work to offer lucid and insightful examinations of Paul and his world in such depth.

Together the two volumes that constitute the handbook in its much revised form provide a comprehensive reference resource for new testament scholars looking to understand the classical. Get this from a library. Paul in the Greco-Roman world: a handbook. [J Paul Sampley;] -- "This book makes a significant contribution to Pauline studies by gathering in one volume essays written by world-class Pauline scholars on various topics such as honor/shame, patron/client, pater.

Paul and adaptability / Clarence E. Glad --Paul, adoption, and inheritance / James C. Walters, revised by Jerry L. Sumney --Paul and associations / Richard S. Ascough --Paul and boasting / Duane F. Watson --Paul and circumcision / Troy W. Martin --Paul and commendation / Efrain Agosto --Paul, exemplification, and imitation / Benjamin Fiore, S.J.

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Within the flurry of scholarship on Paul in recent years, an area of significant interest has been the study of Paul within his particular context, the Greco-Roman world. This landmark handbook, written by distinguished Pauline scholars, is the first and only single volume to offer lucid and insightful examinations of Paul and his world.

Each chapter explores a particular social convention 5/5(1). More recently, Bruce W. Longenecker’s monumental book, Remember the Poor: Paul, Poverty, and the Greco-Roman World challenges long-held assumptions about Paul’s attitudes toward poverty and wealth, demonstrating convincingly that contrary to popular opinion, legitimate concern for the poor was integral to Paul’s understanding of the good.

Throughout the book Hubbard has sidebar quotations from ancient writings to help students become familiar with the first-century Greco-Roman world. Focusing on what life would have been like in the major Greco-Roman cities, particularly Corinth, Hubbard notes how Location: Peabody, MA.

Praise for the Print Edition I warmly welcome a revised and enlarged edition of Paul in the Greco-Roman World!Professor J. Paul Sampley, his accomplished colleagues, and Bloomsbury T&T Clark are to be highly commended for producing a collection of informative, interesting, and, in not a few instances, important essays.

Paul's Alleged Disregard for the Poor. The Poor in their Ancient Places. 2 "You have dishonored the poor man" Advanced Agrarianism and Elite Acquisitiveness. 3 "The least of these" Scaling Poverty in the Greco-Roman World.

4 "When did we see you hungry?" Charitable Initiatives in the Greco-Roman World. 5 "Good news to the poor" Author: Bruce Longenecker. Paul in the Greco-Roman world: a handbook / Published: () Paul's world Published: () Paul's world / Published: () The world of Saint Paul / by: Callewaert, Joseph.

Published: () Paul and his converts / by: Best, Ernest. Many scholars engaged in exploring the economic dimensions of early Christianity simply don't bother with Paul, mistakenly believing that he had little regard for the poor and that his theological deliberations therefore have little relevance to studies of wealth and poverty in the Greco-Roman world.

In Remember the Poor Bruce Longenecker counters this view, arguing persuasively that care for Pages:   Within the flurry of scholarship on Paul in recent years, an area of significant interest has been the study of Paul within his particular context, the Greco-Roman world.

This landmark handbook, written by distinguished Pauline scholars, is the first and only single volume to offer lucid and insightful examinations of Paul and his : $ In The Greco-Roman World of the New Testament Era James Jeffers provides an informative and scenic tour of daily life during the time of Jesus and the apostles.

He affords "you-are-there" glimpses of everything from legal codes to dinner foods, from social hierarchy to apartment living, from education to family dynamics. "A Week in the Life of a Greco-Roman Woman is a fantastic way to engage any student of the Bible with the real people, real places, and real challenges of the first-century church.

Beers animates the story of Paul's impact at Ephesus by telling the tale through the eyes of young Anthia—a commoner's wife pregnant with her second child. (shelved 58 times as greco-roman) avg rating —ratings — published - The Greco-Roman World Overview.

Knowledge of historical context is crucial to understanding the New Testament. Alexander the Great, in his conquests, spread Greek culture throughout the Mediterranean world. This would shape the structure of city-states, which would share characteristically Greek institutions, such as the gymnasium and the.Many scholars engaged in exploring the economic dimensions of early Christianity simply don’t bother with Paul, mistakenly believing that he had little regard for the poor and that his theological deliberations therefore have little relevance to studies of wealth and poverty in the Greco-Roman world.

In Remember the Poor, Bruce Longenecker counters this view, arguing persuasively that care.