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Timothy: Paulís Closest Associate
Malina, Bruce J.

Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical, 2008 pp. xvi + 156. $16.95

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Paulís Social Network: Brothers and Sisters in Faith


Description: While most Christians might accurately identify Timothy as an associate of the apostle Paul, they probably conjure up images of Timothy and his relationship with Paul in twenty-first-century terms. In Timothy: Paul's Closest Associate, Bruce J. Malina ventures off the path of modern biography toward a more likely description of Timothy, providing readers with fresh and plausible insights that lead to a greater appreciation not only for Timothy but, more important, for the gospel of God that Paul enjoined on him to proclaim: the God of Israel raised Jesus from the dead, making him Lord and Messiah.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Pauline Epistles, Literature

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Review by Mark Batluck
Published 3/12/2010
Citation: Mark Batluck, review of Bruce J. Malina, Timothy: Paulís Closest Associate, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2010).


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