This is clearly a great book for anyone desiring to understand the
world Paul lived and wrote in.
Fascinating facts about the urban context of the letters of Paul and the world of the early Christians. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
When first published in 1983, this scholarly monograph provided new insight into the apostolic world as reflected in Paul's letters. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Waldo
This seems to be a landmark book on the subject of the social world of Paul, and I can see why - it's very readable, I found it informative and enlightening, and after getting into... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Just a Putz in WI
Ground-breaking, original research which opened our eyes to the beginnings of the church in the First Century and enriches the background for New Testament study.Published 17 months ago by Don Bitsberger
I did not like this book. The author seems full of himself. He uses unnecessary haughty language, and does not fully string out some of his thoughts. Read morePublished on February 5, 2013 by Seeking First
A good background to understanding the world in the early history of the church in the time of the apostle Paul.Published on December 17, 2012 by ridge runner