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St. Paul's Ephesus: Texts and Archaeology
Murphy-O'Connor, Jerome

Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press, 2008 pp. xxi + 289. $29.95


Description: Readers can now picture for themselves this second of the two major centers of Paul's missionary work, with its houses, shops, and monuments, and above all the world-renowned temple of Artemis. After presenting the textual and archaeological evidence, Murphy-O'Connor leads the reader on a walk through St. Paul's Ephesus and describes the history of Paul's years in the city. Although Ephesus has been a ruin for many hundreds of years, readers of this book will find themselves transported back to the days of its flourishing.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Deutero-Pauline Epistles, Ephesians, Literature

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Review by Jonathan L. Reed
Published 12/20/2008
Citation: Jonathan L. Reed, review of Jerome Murphy-O'Connor, St. Paul's Ephesus: Texts and Archaeology, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).


Review by Jan Van Der Watt
Published 5/9/2009
Citation: Jan G. van der Watt, review of Jerome Murphy-O'Connor, St. Paul's Ephesus: Texts and Archaeology, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).


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