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Author Chow, John K.
Title Patronage and power : a study of social networks in Corinth / John K. Chow.
Imprint Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, [1992]

Author Chow, John K.
Series Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 75.
Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 75.
Subject Bible. Corinthians -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Patron and client -- Greece -- Corinth.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Corinth (Greece) -- Church history.
Corinth (Greece) -- History.
Description 1 online resource (230 pages).
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-220) and indexes.
Note Print version record.
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.
ISBN 9780567111869 (electronic bk.)
0567111865 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 747429966
Additional Format Print version: Chow, John K. Patronage and power. JSOT, ©1992 1850753709 (OCoLC)28067037.

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