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The First Urban Christians.

Welcome the second edition of Wayne Meeks' The First Urban Christians, a cutting-edge study of Paul's letters back in 1983. Meeks locates Paul in the social milieu of the first century. This paperback second edition (Yale, $18.95), updated with a new, brief four-page introduction and a supplementary bibliography, is a must read if you missed the original edition. Almost every page will give you a new insight into the earliest Christians and Paul's thought. I make it required reading for Paul students.
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Title Annotation:Briefly Noted
Author:Krentz, Edgar
Publication:Currents in Theology and Mission
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Dec 1, 2003
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