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Author Meeks, Wayne A.

Title The first urban Christians : the social world of the Apostle Paul / Wayne A. Meeks
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [1983]


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Description x, 299 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents The urban environment of Pauline Christianity -- The social level of Pauline Christians -- The formation of the ekklēsia -- Governance -- Ritual -- Patterns of belief and patterns of life
Summary Meeks analyzes the letters of Paul to see what kind of people joined the Christian groups in the urban centers and what it was like to be a Christian then
Analysis Christian sociology - Early church, ca. 30-600
Christianity and culture - History - Early church, ca. 30-600
Christianity, to ca 65 - Sociological perspectives
Church history - Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600
Paul, the Apostle, Saint
Paul, the Apostle, Saint - Political and social views
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 243-278
Subject Paul, the Apostle, Saint.
Christian sociology -- Early church, ca. 30-600
Christian sociology -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Cities and towns, Ancient.
Christian sociology -- Early Church -- ca.30-600
LC no. 82008447
ISBN 0300028768
0300032447 (paperback)
Other Titles Social world of the Apostle Paul
1st Urban Christians