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Jews in the Mediterranean Diaspora: From Alexander to Trajan (323 Bce-117 Ce)
Most studies of Jews in the period from Alexander to Trajan have concentrated almost exclusively on Jerusalem and Judea. In this book, John Barclay assembles and analyzes evidence about the JewishExpand
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Mirror-Reading a Polemical Letter: Galatians as a Test Case
an extraordinarily high percentage of the documents in the New Testament are steeped in polemics, arguing with opponents (real or imagined) who were perceived to be an external or internal threat toExpand
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Paul, Philemon and the Dilemma of Christian Slave-Ownership
By any standards, discussion of Paul's reaction to slavery and slave-ownership is exceptionally complex and controversial. There are more than enough difficulties in attempting to grasp the trueExpand
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Paul and the Gift
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Pauline Churches and Diaspora Jews
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The Religious Context of Early Christianity: A Guide to Graeco-Roman Religions
This is a comprehensive guide to the world of religion in the Graeco-Roman environment of early Christianity. The volume paints a carefully nuanced portrait of the Christians'' religious context'
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The Hidden Heritage of Diaspora Judaism
The Hidden Heritage of Diaspora Judaism, by Leonard V. Rutgers. CBET 20. Leuven: Peeters,1998. Pp. 320. N.P. Leonard Rutgers has established a formidable reputation for expertise in Jewish DiasporaExpand
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The Jews of the Diaspora
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