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Families in the New Testament World: Households and House Churches (Carolyn Osiek David L Balch) Paperback Book, (Westminster John Knox, 1997) 9780664255466
Families in the New Testament World: Households and House Churches (Carolyn Osiek David L Balch) Paperback Book, (Westminster John Knox, 1997) 9780664255466
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Title: Families in the New Testament World: Households and House Churches

Author: Osiek, Carolyn David L Balch

Publisher: Westminster John Knox; Publication Date: 1997

Paperback; ISBN: 9780664255466

Volumes: 1; Pages: 329

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What was the family like for the first Christians? Informed by archaeological work and illustrated by figures, this work is a remarkable window into the past, one that both informs and illuminates our current condition.ContentsSeries Foreword Acknowledgments IntroductionPt. 1 Material and Social Environment of the Greco-Roman Household 1 Archaeology 2 Cultural Anthropology 3 Social WorldPt. 2 Early Christian Families and House Churches 4 Social Location of Early Christians5 Gender Roles, Marriage, and Celibacy 6 Education and Learning 7 Slaves 8 Family Life, Meals, and Hospitality Conclusion Abbreviations Notes Glossary Bibliography Index of Subjects Index of Modern Authors Index of Ancient Authors Index of Scripture and Ancient Texts
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