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Early Christianity in Pompeiian Light

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Scholars of early Christianity are awakening to the potential of Pompeii's treasures for casting light on the settings and situations that were commonplace and conventional for the first urban Christians. The uncovered world of Pompeii, destroyed by the eruption of...


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Scholars of early Christianity are awakening to the potential of Pompeii's treasures for casting light on the settings and situations that were commonplace and conventional for the first urban Christians. The uncovered world of Pompeii, destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 C.E., allows us to peer back in time, capturing a heightened sense of what life was like on the ground in the first century - the very time when the early Jesus-movement was beginning to find its feet. In light of the Vesuvian material remains, historians are beginning to ask fresh questions of early Christian texts and perceive new contours, nuances, and subtleties within the situations those texts address. The essays of this book explore different dimensions of Pompeii's potential to refine our lenses for interpreting the texts and situations of early Christianity. The contributors to this book {including Carolyn Osiek, David Balch, Peter Oakes, Bruce Longenecker, and others) demonstrate that it is an exciting time to explore the interface between the Vesuvian contexts and the early Jesus-movement.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 457665
  • Product Code 9781451490107
  • ISBN 1451490100
  • EAN 9781451490107
  • Pages 240
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Augsburg/fortress Press
  • Publication Date Nov 2016
  • Sales Rank 73846
  • Dimensions 152 x 114 x 20mm
  • Weight 0.499kg

Bruce W Longenecker

Dr Bruce W. Longenecker (Ph.D., University of Durham) is professor of religion and holds the W. W. Melton Chair at Baylor University, previously Senior lecturer in New Testament Studies and Director of Operations at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland


His books include Narrative Dynamics in Paul: A Critical Assessment; Engaging Economics: New Testament Scenarios and Early Christian Reception; The Lost Letters of Pergamum: A Story from the New Testament World; Rhetoric at the Boundaries: The Art and Theology of New Testament Chain-link Transitions and most recently Remember the Poor: Paul, Poverty, and the Greco-Roman World.
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