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Slaves in the New Testament: Literary, Social, and Moral Dimensions Hardcover – October 1, 2005


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 322 pages
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishers (October 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0800637720
  • ISBN-13: 978-0800637729
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.5 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,297,886 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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* "This is a challenging book that will compel interpreters not only to reevaluate some key early Christian texts that relate to slavery...but to reflect more generally about the role of Bible within religious debates about family." Alicia Batten

About the Author

J. Albert Harrill is Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University.

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J. Albert Harrill is Professor of Classics at The Ohio State University. He is the author of Slaves in the New Testament: Literary, Social, and Moral Dimensions (2006) and The Manumission of Slaves in Early Christianity (1995). He has also contributed to numerous reference works on the Bible and Christianity, and his articles have appeared in journals including the Journal of Early Christian Studies, Studia Patristica, and Religion and American Culture.

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