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Hierapolis in the heavens : studies in the letter to the Ephesians

Hierapolis in the heavens : studies in the letter to the Ephesians

Author: L Joseph Kreitzer
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, [2008]
Series: Library of New Testament studies, 368.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A collection of articles and essays written by Kreitzer on the letter to the Ephesians and follows up a suggestion which he first put forward in 1997 as to the setting and provenance of the epistle.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: L Joseph Kreitzer
ISBN: 9780567045720 0567045722
OCLC Number: 191889951
Description: x, 148 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Hierapolis in the heavens : a new proposal for reading the Letter to the Ephesians --
Epaphras and Philip : the undercover evangelists of Hierapolis --
The plutonium of Hierapolis : a geographical solution for the puzzle of Ephesians 4:9-10 --
The descent of Christ into the 'lowermost parts of the earth' (Ephesians 4:9) : some numismatic evidence from Hierapolis --
Facing hades : images of the god of the underworld from Hierapolis --
'Crude language' and 'shameful things done in secret' (Ephesians 5:4, 12) : allusions to the cult of Demeter/Cybele in Hierapolis? --
Living in the Lycus Valley : earthquake imagery in Colossians, Philemon and Ephesians --
The messianic man of peace as temple-builder : Solomonic imagery in Ephesians 2:13-22.
Series Title: Library of New Testament studies, 368.
Responsibility: Larry J. Kreitzer.
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'This work is well illustrated and accessible ... Kreitzer's approachto Ephesians is well worth considering.' Theological Book Review, Volume 20, No 2, 2008 Mention - International Review of Biblical Read more...

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