Pauline Church and the Corinthian Ekkl-sia: Greco-Roman Associations in Comparative Context. (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Pauline Church and the Corinthian Ekkl-sia: Greco-Roman Associations in Comparative Context.

Author: Richard Last
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This innovative volume is the first English-language monograph to compare Paul's Corinthian church with contemporary cult groups from Mediterranean antiquity.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Last
ISBN: 9781316421208 1316421201 1107100631 9781107100633
OCLC Number: 930078545
Contents: Introduction; 1. Greco-Roman associations as an analytic category; 2. House and ekklesia; 3. Two economically modest associations; 4. The costs of ekklesia survival; 5. Keeping up with the ; 6. Strengthening the weak; 7. The election and crowning of officers; Conclusion; Appendix: a reply to Timothy Brookins.

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This volume is the first English-language monograph to examine Paul's Corinthian church in relation to contemporary cult groups from Mediterranean antiquity. Richard Last employs a new comparative  Read more...

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