Text, Image, and Christians in the Graeco-Roman World: A Festschrift in Honor of David Lee Balch
Niang, Aliou Cissť and Carolyn Osiek, editors
Eugene: Pickwick, 2012 pp. xxxviii + 399. $48.00
Princeton Theological Monograph Series
Description: Twenty-four scholars join their efforts to congratulate David Lee Balch for a long career of dedication to scholarship and teaching. Topics range from the life of early Christian house churches to the kinds of challenges that early Christians needed to negotiate in their artistic and literary worlds as they established their own identity.
Contributors: Edward Adams, Frederick E. Brenk, Warren Carter, John R. Clarke, Everett Ferguson, John T. Fitzgerald, Richard A. Freund, Ronald F. Hock, Robin M. Jensen, Davina C. Lopez, Margaret Y. MacDonald, Abraham J. Malherbe, Aliou Cissť Niang, Peter Oakes, Todd Penner, Leo G. Perdue, Turid Karlsen Seim, Dennis E. Smith, Yancy W. Smith, Stephen V. Sprinkle, Hal Taussig, Oliver Larry Yarbrough
Subjects: Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Early Church Origins
Review by Lee Jefferson
Citation: Lee Jefferson, review of Aliou Cissť Niang and Carolyn Osiek, eds., Text, Image, and Christians in the Graeco-Roman World: A Festschrift in Honor of David Lee Balch, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2013).
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