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Associations in the Greco-Roman World: A Sourcebook
Ascough, Richard S., Philip A. Harland and John S. Kloppenborg

Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 2012 pp. xlii + 394. $39.95


Description: Associations in the Greco-Roman World provides students and scholars with a clear and readable resource for greater understanding of the social, cultural, and religious life across the ancient Mediterranean. The authors provide new translations of inscriptions and papyri from hundreds of associations, alongside descriptions of more than two dozen archaeological remains of building sites. Complemented by a substantial annotated bibliography and accompanying images, this sourcebook fills many gaps and allows for future exploration in studies of the Greco-Roman religious world, particularly the nature of Judean and Christian groups at that time.

Subjects: Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Greco-Roman Period, Archaeology

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Review by Steve Walton
Published 1/22/2015
Citation: Steve Walton, review of Richard S. Ascough, Philip A. Harland, and John S. Kloppenborg, Associations in the Greco-Roman World: A Sourcebook, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


Review by Richard I. Pervo
Published 5/12/2013
Citation: Richard I. Pervo, review of Richard S. Ascough, Philip A. Harland, and John S. Kloppenborg, Associations in the Greco-Roman World: A Sourcebook, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2013).


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