Documents and Images for the Study of Paul

Documents and Images for the Study of Paul

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Documents and Images for the Study of Paul gathers representative texts illustrating Jewish practices, Greco-Roman moral exhortation, biblical interpretation, Roman ideology, apocalyptic visions, epistolary conventions, and much more, to illustrate the complex cultural environment in which Paul carried out his apostolic work and the manifold ways in which his legacy was reshaped in early Christianity. Brief, insightful introductions orient the reader to how these sources might play a role in different contemporary interpretations of Paul's life and thought. Lavishly illustrated with more than one hundred black and white photographs, charts, a map and timeline of Paul's world, this sourcebook is a welcome resource for courses on Paul and his letters.Letter-Essays As we have seen, a philosopher like Seneca could use the sort of direct address customary in a letter to ... They could also employ the epistolary form of responding to a request to introduce their topic: for example, a€œI writeanbsp;...

Title:Documents and Images for the Study of Paul
Author:Neil Elliott, Mark Reasoner
Publisher:Fortress Press - 2010-11-01


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