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    DescriptionIn this classic work, Wayne Meeks analyses the earliest extant documents of Christianity - the letters of Paul - to describe the tensions and the texture of life of the first urban Christians. In a new introduction, he describes the evolution of the field of New Testament scholarship over the last two decades of the 20th century, including developments in fields such as archaeology and social history.


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    Title
    The First Urban Christians
    Subtitle
    The Social World of the Apostle Paul
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Wayne A. Meeks
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 303
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 540 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780300098617
    ISBN 10: 0300098618
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.4
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRCC2
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRCC1
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY, CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: RL
    Libri: I-RL
    LC classification: BL
    B&T Approval Code: A13505025
    BISAC V2.8: REL015000, HIS002020
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    B&T Approval Code: A13100000
    DC22: 270.1
    Abridged Dewey: 270
    ECPA Christian Book Category: CHMCHLCHS
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC classification: BR166 \.M4
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRAX, NHTB
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    bibliog references, index
    Publisher
    Yale University Press
    Imprint name
    Yale University Press
    Publication date
    18 March 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New Haven
    Author Information
    Wayne A. Meeks is the Woolsey Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies, Department of Religious Studies at Yale University. He is also the author of The Origins of Christian Morality (ISBN 0 300 06513 2, pb. [pound]10.95), and In Search of the Early Christians (ISBN 0 300 09142 7, [pound]25.00), both published by Yale University Press.
    Review quote
    "A much-needed authoritative study." J. L. Houlden, Times Literary Supplement "Many readers are likely to join me in feeling that they have never been so close to their mixed and mixed-up spiritual ancestors as Meeks helps them to be. For those who are open to the possibility that they can find fresh angles on the familiar, this book is not only recommended; it is urged." Martin E. Marty, Christian Century