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    DescriptionAssociations in the Greco-Roman World provides students and scholars with a clear and readable resource for greater understanding of the social, cultural, and religious life across the ancient Mediterranean. The authors provide new translations of inscriptions and papyri from hundreds of associations, alongside descriptions of more than two dozen archaeological remains of building sites. Complemented by a substantial annotated bibliography and accompanying images, this sourcebook fills many gaps and allows for future exploration in studies of the Greco-Roman religious world, particularly the nature of Judean and Christian groups at that time.


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    Title
    Associations in the Greco-Roman World
    Subtitle
    A Sourcebook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard S. Ascough, By (author) Philip A. Harland, By (author) John S. Kloppenborg
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 436
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781602583740
    ISBN 10: 1602583749
    Classifications

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    Edition
    Annotated
    Illustrations note
    32 b/w images
    Publisher
    Baylor University Press
    Imprint name
    Baylor University Press
    Publication date
    01 November 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Waco
    Author Information
    Richard S. Ascough is Associate Professor and Director at the School of Religion, Queen's University, Kingston. Philip A. Harland is Associate Professor of Religion and Ancient History at York University, Toronto. John S. Kloppenborg is a specialist in Christian origins and Second Temple Judaism, and the social world of the early Jesus movement in Jewish Palestine and in the cities of the eastern Empire. He has written extensively on the Synoptic Sayings Gospel (Q) and the Synoptic Problem. He currently resides in Toronto, Canada.
    Review quote
    "This is a valuable sourcebook that makes available in English a representative and comprehensive collection of texts on the associations in the Greco-Roman world." --Everett Ferguson, Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Abilene Christian University "Indispensable. A splendid resource for students at several levels, not merely in religious studies, but for anyone exploring the society and culture of the Hellenistic and Roman worlds." --Wayne A. Meeks, Woolsey Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies, Yale University "This book provides an illuminating collection of a wide range of sources, bringing together, perhaps for the first time, epigraphic evidence about associations in the Greco-Roman world. I look forward to using it." --Ilias Arnaoutoglou, Senior Researcher, Research Centre for the History of Greek Law, Academy of Athens "This collection is quite extensive and contains considerably more than most New Testament scholars are aware of. A very welcome resource from a powerhouse of research." --Abraham Malherbe, Buckingham Professor Emeritus of New Testament Criticism and Interpretation, Yale Divinity School