Light from the Gentiles: Hellenistic Philosophy and Early Christianity: Collected Essays, 1959–2012, by Abraham J. Malherbe

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BRILL, Oct 10, 2013 - Religion - 1024 pages
In these fifty-three essays spanning over fifty years Abraham J. Malherbe illustrates how a critically informed appreciation of Graeco-Roman literary traditions such as Hellenistic moral philosophy and Middle Platonism can enrich our understanding of Paul, Athenagoras, and other early Christian writings.
 

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Rather than viewing the Graeco-Roman world as the "background" against which early Christian texts should be read, Abraham J. Malherbe saw the ancient Mediterranean world as a rich ecology of diverse ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Volume 1
9
Volume 2
597
Index of Modern Authors
973
Index of Names and Subjects
992
Index of Ancient Sources
1018
Index of Greek Words
1095
Index of Latin Words
1111
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James W. Thompson is Professor of Graduate Bible, Abilene Christian University.

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