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Early Christian Ethics in Interaction with Jewish and Greco-Roman Contexts
van Henten, Jan Willem and Joseph Verheyden, editors

Leiden: Brill, 2013 pp. x + 305. $136

Series Information
Studies in Theology and Religion, 17


Description: Early Christian Ethics in Interaction with Jewish and Greco-Roman Contexts focuses upon the nexus of early Christian Ethics and its contexts as a dynamic process. The ongoing interaction with Jewish, Greco-Roman or early Christian traditions as well as with the social-historical context at large continuously transformed early Christian ethics. The volume proposes a dynamic model for studying culture and its various expressions in a society composed of several ethnic and religious groups. The contributions focus on specific transformations of ethics in key documents of early Christianity, or take a more comparative perspective pointing to similar developments and overlaps as well as particularities within early Christian writings, Hellenistic-Jewish writings, Dead Sea Scrolls and Jewish inscriptions.

Subjects: Early Christian Literature, Literature, Methods, Theological Approaches, Ethics

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Review by Cornelis Bennema
Published 11/11/2014
Citation: Cornelis Bennema, review of Jan Willem Van Henten and Joseph Verheyden, eds., Early Christian Ethics in Interaction with Jewish and Greco-Roman Contexts, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2014).


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