The First Urban Christians: The Social World of the Apostle Paul / Edition 2

The First Urban Christians: The Social World of the Apostle Paul / Edition 2

by Wayne A. Meeks
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300098618

ISBN-13: 9780300098617

Pub. Date: 02/20/2003

Publisher: Yale University Press

This study draws on the letters of Paul, his associates and disciples, to elucidate the world of the early Christians. In this second edition, which includes a new preface, Meeks presents a social history of the early Christian movement discussing such subjects as the urban community, city versus country, women, social stratification, the relationship between Judaism

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This study draws on the letters of Paul, his associates and disciples, to elucidate the world of the early Christians. In this second edition, which includes a new preface, Meeks presents a social history of the early Christian movement discussing such subjects as the urban community, city versus country, women, social stratification, the relationship between Judaism and early Christianity, government, religious ritual and belief systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300098617
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/20/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
651,734
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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