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By Richard Wallace,Wynne Williams

ISBN-10: 0415135915

ISBN-13: 9780415135917

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ISBN-13: 9780415135924

the area during which early Christianity built consisted of a posh of specified groups and cultural 'layers', which interacted with each other, occasionally co-operatively, and occasionally in confrontation.
The 3 Worlds of Paul of Tarsus explores this international during the lifetime of the apostle Paul, interpreting the 3 primary cultural 'layers':
* the local cultures
* the typical Hellenistic tradition which have been unfold within the east end result of the conquests of Alexander
* the tradition of the political overlord, Rome.
It exhibits how Paul, as a Jew, a Greek-speaker and a Roman citizen, participates in all of those 'layers'. The authors supply an account of the locations Paul visited, displaying their ancient, cultural and political changes and talk about the various different types, akin to faith, philosophy and language, which constituted identity.

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