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Paul & His World: Interpreting the New Testament in Its Context

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This volume presents critical essays on theology and eschatology in Paul's letters, the apostle's religious and cultural context, and the interaction of early Christianity with its Greco-Roman environment, as reflected in ancient literature and archaeological remains.

  • Contains bibliographical references
  • Includes indexes of names and subjects, Greek terms, and modern authors
  • Title: Paul & His World: Interpreting the New Testament in Its Context
  • Author: Helmut Koester
  • Publisher: Fortress Press
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 320

Helmut Koester began teaching at HDS in 1958 and became John H. Morison Research Professor of Divinity and Winn Research Professor of Ecclesiastical History in 2000. His research is primarily in the areas of New Testament interpretation, history of early Christianity, and archaeology of the early Christian period. His publications include Synoptische Ãœberlieferung bei den Apostolischen Vätern (1957); (with James M. Robinson) Trajectories Through Early Christianity (1971); Ancient Christian Gospels (1990); History, Culture, and Religion of the Hellenistic Age (1995); History and Literature of Early Christianity (2000); The Cities of Paul: Images and Interpretations From the Harvard Archaeology Project (2004); Paul and His World: Interpreting the New Testament in Its Context (2007); and From Jesus to the Gospels (2007). From 1975 to 1999 he was editor of Harvard Theological Review, and he is co-editor and chair of the New Testament editorial board of “Hermeneia: A Critical and Historical Commentary on the Bible.” He is an ordained minister of the Lutheran Church, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the Society of Biblical Literature (president 1991), and of the Societas Novi Testamenti Studiorum.

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