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- DescriptionA central figure in the reconception of early Christian history over the last three decades, Wayne Meeks offers here a selection of his most influential writings on the New Testament and early Christianity. His essays illustrate recent changes in our thinking about the early Christian movement and pose provocative questions regarding the history of this period. Meeks explores a range of topics, from the figure of the androgyne in antiquity to the timeless matter of God's reliability, from Paul's ethical rhetoric to New Testament pictures of Christianity's separation from Jewish communities. Meeks's introduction offers a retrospective on New Testament studies of the past 30 years and explains the intersection of these studies with a variety of exploratory and revisionist movements in the humanities, embracing social theory, history, anthropology and literature. In an epilogue the author reflects on future directions for New Testament scholarship.
- Author BiographyWayne A. Meeks, Woolsey Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies, Department of Religious Studies at Yale University, is also the author of The First Urban Christians (0 300 03244 7, pb. [pound]14.95*) and The Origins of Christian Morality (0 300 06513 2, pb. [pound]10.95), both published by Yale University Press. H. Gregory Snyder is assistant professor of religion at Davidson College. Allen Hilton is assistant professor of New Testament at the Yale Divinity School and theologian in residence at the New Canaan Congregational Church.
- Author(s)Wayne A. Meeks
- PublisherYale University Press
- Date of Publication17/06/2002
- SubjectChristian History & Denominations
- Place of PublicationNew Haven
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintYale University Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight710 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Edited byAllen R. Hilton,H. Gregory Snyder
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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