Moral Exhortation: A Greco-Roman Sourcebook   -     By: Abraham J. Malherbe
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Moral Exhortation: A Greco-Roman Sourcebook

Westminster John Knox Press / 1986 / Paperback

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What did the moral teachings of the early Christian writers have in common with the works of the pagan philosophers and orators of their time? Illustrating both parallels and contrasts, Malherbe excerpts many primary source materials that have not been easily available and makes this accessible with concise and penetrating introductions.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 178
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 1986
Dimensions: 6 X 9 X 1/2 (inches)
ISBN: 0664250165
ISBN-13: 9780664250164

Publisher's Description

This volume in the Library of Early Christianity series presents primary documents that reveal insights about the ethics and morality of Greco-Roman culture. In so doing, this book provides a foundation for understanding the ethical contexts in which the New Testament was crafted.

The Library of Early Christianity is a series of eight outstanding books exploring the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts in which the New Testament developed.

Author Bio

Abraham J. Malherbe is Buckingham Professor Emeritus of New Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Yale Divinity School in New Haven, Connecticut.

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