Asceticism and the New Testament

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Leif E. Vaage, Vincent L. Wimbush
Taylor & Francis, Jun 28, 1999 - Religion - 336 pages
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The role of asceticism has often been overlooked in examining the New Testament. This comprehensive and comparative text reveals new ways of interpreting the New Testament and challenges much contemporary scholarship.

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About the author (1999)

Leif E. Vaage is Associate Professor of New Testament Literature and Exegesis of Emmanuel College, Toronto School of Theology of the University of Toronto. He is the author of Galilean Upstarts (1994). Vincent L. Wimbush is Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at Union Theological Seminary. He has edited several books and is the author of Paul the Worldly Ascetic (1987).

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