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The First Urban Churches 4: Roman Philippi
Harrison, James R. and L. L. Welborn, editors

Atlanta: SBL Press, 2018 pp. xix + 403. $52.00

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Writings from the Greco-Roman World Supplement Series, 13

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Description: This fourth installment of The First Urban Churches, edited by James R. Harrison and L. L. Welborn, focuses on the urban context of Christian churches in first-century Roman Philippi. The international team of New Testament and classical scholars contributing to the volume present essays that use inscriptions, papyri, archaeological remains, coins, and iconography to examine the rivalries, imperial context, and ecclesial setting of the Philippian church.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Pauline Epistles, Phillipians, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Greco-Roman Period, Early Church Origins, Social-Scientific Approaches

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Review by Isaac Blois
Published 1/23/2020
Citation: Isaac Blois, review of James R. Harrison and L. L. Welborn, eds., The First Urban Churches 4: Roman Philippi, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).


Review by D. Clint Burnett
Published 2/13/2020
Citation: D. Clint Burnett, review of James R. Harrison and L. L. Welborn, eds., The First Urban Churches 4: Roman Philippi, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).


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