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Ethics in Contexts: Essays in Honor of Wendell Lee Willis
Thompson, James W. and Richard A. Wright, editors

Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2019 pp. xvi + 248. $32.00

Description: The essays in this volume are an expression of appreciation of Wendell Lee Willis, who recently retired after a distinguished career as a classroom teacher, colleague, and scholar. Current and former colleagues have written to advance Wendellís research interests in the various contexts of early Christianity, particularly in the apostle Paul, New Testament ethics, and ecclesiology. Essays include discussions of issues related to Paul's correspondence with the church in Corinth and the depiction of Paul in Acts, Jesusís parables, meals, and the religious and socio-political world in which Christianity arose. Contributors include Clifford A. Barbarick, John H. Boyles, James Bury, Jeff W. Childers, Kenneth L. Cukrowski, Everett Ferguson, Mark W. Hamilton, Christopher R. Hutson, David Kneip, Curt Niccum, Jeffrey Peterson, Amand Jo Pittman, Jerry L. Sumney, James W. Thompson, and Richard A Wright.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Synoptic Gospels, Acts, Pauline Epistles, Literature, Methods, Literary Approaches, Social-Scientific Approaches, Theological Approaches, Ethics

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Review by Nicholas J. Zola
Published 6/18/2020
Citation: Nicholas J. Zola, review of James W. Thompson and Richard A. Wright, eds., Ethics in Contexts: Essays in Honor of Wendell Lee Willis, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).


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