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Paul and the Mission of the Church: Philippians in Ancient Jewish Context
Ware, James P.

Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2011 pp. xv + 380. $60.00


Description: Did Paul urge Christians to engage in mission? What would that have meant in his setting? What should the church be doing now? This essential study examines Paul's letter to the Philippians in its ancient Jewish context, making a convincing case that Paul expected churches to continue the work of spreading the gospel. Published in hardcover by Brill, it is now available as an affordable paperback.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Pauline Epistles, Literature

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Review by Angela Standhartinger
Published 8/1/2012
Citation: Angela Standhartinger, review of James P. Ware, Paul and the Mission of the Church: Philippians in Ancient Jewish Context, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2012).


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