Item description for Paul in the Roman World: The Conflict at Corinth by Robert McQueen Grant...
Overview Through 1 Corinthians Paul is trying to influence, even control, the church in the context of a city that had lasting memories of Greek democracy but the present realities of a Roman proconsul. This volume highlights Paul as apostle, missionary, and pastor against the backdrop of the Graeco-Roman culture, economics, and politics.
Publishers Description Though the apostle Paul wrote letters to many of the chruches he founded, none of his extant letters reveal more about him, his missionary activity, and the comunity of faith he sought to foster than 1 Corinthians. In 1 Corinthians, Paul tried to influence - even control - the church in the context of a city that had lasting memories of Greek democracy but was having to live with the present realities if a Roman proconsul. This text highlights Paul as apostle, missionary and pastor against the backdrop of Greco-Roman culture, economics and politics.
Citations And Professional Reviews Paul in the Roman World: The Conflict at Corinth by Robert McQueen Grant has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Christian Century - 11/20/2002 page 37
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.22" Width: 4.86" Height: 0.51" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2001
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664224520 ISBN13 9780664224523
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