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Social-Science Commentary on the Deutero-Pauline Letters
Malina, Bruce J. and John J. Pilch

Minneapolis: Fortress, 2013 pp. xii + 298. $39.00

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Social-Science Commentary


Description: The Social-Science Commentary series pioneers an alternative commentary genre, providing in this volume the text of the deutero-Pauline letters and cultural notes on them. The Social-Science Commentary on the Deutero-Pauline Letters provides essential ďreading scenariosĒ on specific cultural phenomena in these letters, including forgery, normative conflict, paideia (training), and Household Codes. This volume highlights the transformation of the memory of Paul in early Christianity as reflecting the concerns and interest of communities after Paulís death.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Deutero-Pauline Epistles, Literature, Methods, Social-Scientific Approaches

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Review by Korinna Zamfir
Published 5/18/2017
Citation: Korinna Zamfir, review of Bruce J. Malina and John J. Pilch, Social-Science Commentary on the Deutero-Pauline Letters, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2017).


Review by Maria Karyakina
Published 5/18/2017
Citation: Maria Karyakina, review of Bruce J. Malina and John J. Pilch, Social-Science Commentary on the Deutero-Pauline Letters, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2017).


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