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Author Chow, John K.

Title Patronage and power : a study of social networks in Corinth / John K. Chow
Published Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, [1992]
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Description 1 online resource (230 pages)
Series Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 75
Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 75
Contents Preface; Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1 PATRONAGE IN ROMAN CORINTH; Chapter 2 THE CHURCH IN ROMAN CORINTH; Chapter 3 THE POWER OF THE PATRONS; Chapter 4 THE RESPONSE OF PAUL; CONCLUSION; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors
Summary From 1 Corinthians we know that the church at Corinth was beset by all sorts of problems. Some of these problems resulted from contacts with the pagan world - one member of the church cohabited with his stepmother, one brought a suit against another brother before the pagan magistrate, some ate idolatrous feasts at the pagan temple, and others underwent baptism for the dead. This refreshing and stimulating book seeks to understand the significance of these problems from the perspective of the social structures and conditions of this Graeco-Roman city, and places Paul's response to them in the
Analysis Christianity Scriptures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-220) and indexes
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Subject Paulus (Apostel). Korintherbrief (I.)
Bible. Corinthians -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Corinthians.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Patron and client -- Greece -- Corinth
I Corinthiërs (bijbelboek)
Sociale netwerken.
Christianisme -- ca 30-600 (Eglise primitive)
Church history -- Primitive and early church.
Église -- Histoire -- ca 30-600 (Eglise primitive)
Patron and client.
Patron et client -- Grèce -- Corinthe.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Paul's Letters.
Corinth (Greece) -- Church history
Corinth (Greece) -- History
Corinthe (Grèce) -- Église -- Histoire.
Greece -- Corinth.
Genre/Form Church history.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0567111865