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The first urban Christians : the social world of the Apostle Paul

Author: Wayne A Meeks
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Meeks analyzes the letters of Paul to see what kind of people joined the Christian groups in the urban centers and what it was like to be a Christian then.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Paul, the Apostle Saint.; Paul <l'apôtre, saint>; Paul, l'apôtre saint.; Paul, the Apostle Saint.; Paulus, Apostel; Paulus, Apostel.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne A Meeks
ISBN: 0300028768 9780300028768 0300032447 9780300032444 0300098618 9780300098617
OCLC Number: 8494882
Description: x, 299 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: The urban environment of Pauline Christianity --
The social level of Pauline Christians --
The formation of the ekklēsia --
Governance --
Ritual --
Patterns of belief and patterns of life.
Responsibility: Wayne A. Meeks.

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Meeks analyzes the letters of Paul to see what kind of people joined the Christian groups in the urban centers and what it was like to be a Christian then.
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