Paul's Macedonian Associations
The Social Context of Philippians & 1 Thessalonians

By Richard S. Ascough
November 2003
Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 3-16-148074-0
275 pages, 6 1/4" x 9 1/4"
$87.50 Paper Original

Richard Ascough uses Greco-Roman associations as a comparative model for understanding early Christian community organization, with specific attention to Paul's Macedonian Christian communities.

Contents include: Introduction, Types and functions of associations, Membership and its requirements, Community organization, The Philippian Christian Community, The Thessalonian Christian Community, Jewish Communities in Macedonia, and Bibliography.

Religious History
Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament No. 161

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