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Magic and Paganism in Early Christianity: The World of the Acts of the ApostlesHans-Josef KlauckAugsburg Fortress / 2003 / Trade Paperback$19.00Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW36356
Drawing on Paul's letters and the Acts of the Apostles, Trebilco looks at the foundations of the church, both before and during the Pauline mission. He shows that in the period from around 80 to 100 CE there were a number of different communities in Ephesus that regarded themselves as Christians ? the Pauline and Johannine groups, Nicolaitans, and others ? testifying to the diversity of that time and place. Including further discussions on the Ephesus addresses of the apostle John and Ignatius, this scholarly study of the early Ephesian Christians and their community is without peer.