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Ancient Letters and the New Testament

Hans-Josef Klauck

Ancient Letters and the New Testament

Hans-Josef Klauck

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Klauck displays a profound knowledge both of Early Christianity and of the Hellenistic-Roman world. A special asset consists of the numerous little-known examples of ancient letters which are presented in a most convenient and easily accessible way in this rich book. -- SAMUEL VOLLENWEIDER, University of Zurich, Switzerland

- Publisher This volume places the New Testament letters squarely in the middle of all the important letter corpora of antiquity. Chapters cover the basic letter formula, papyrus and postal delivery, non-literary and diplomatic correspondence, Greek and Latin literary letters, epistolary theory, letters in early Judaism, and all the letters of the New Testament. Part I of each chapter surveys each corpus, followed by detailed exegetical examples in Part II. Comprehensive bibliographies and 54 exercises with answers suit this guide to student and scholar alike.



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About "Ancient Letters and the New Testament"

Klauck displays a profound knowledge both of Early Christianity and of the Hellenistic-Roman world. A special asset consists of the numerous little-known examples of ancient letters which are presented in a most convenient and easily accessible way in this rich book. -- SAMUEL VOLLENWEIDER, University of Zurich, Switzerland
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This volume places the New Testament letters squarely in the middle of all the important letter corpora of antiquity. Chapters cover the basic letter formula, papyrus and postal delivery, non-literary and diplomatic correspondence, Greek and Latin literary letters, epistolary theory, letters in early Judaism, and all the letters of the New Testament. Part I of each chapter surveys each corpus, followed by detailed exegetical examples in Part II. Comprehensive bibliographies and 54 exercises with answers suit this guide to student and scholar alike.


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Meet the Author

Hans-Josef Klauck

Klauck is Professor of New Testament Exegesis, University of Munich, Germany.

Table Of Contents

  • Preface; Introduction; Foundations -- Two Letters Of Apion & Two Letters Of The "elder"; Practical Realities -- Paper & Postal System; Nonliterary & Diplomatic Correspondence; Poetry & Philosophy -- Literary Letters; Epistolary Theory & Rhetoric; Letters In Early Judaism; New Testament Letters; New Testament Letters Ii: Selected Texts; Index Of Subjects.

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  • Catalogue Code 262358
  • Product Code 9781932792409
  • ISBN 1932792406
  • EAN 9781932792409
  • Pages 504
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher Baylor University Press
  • Publication Date Nov 2006
  • Sales Rank #91945
  • Dimensions 228 x 153 x 32 mm
  • Weight 0.736kg

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