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|Named Person:||David L Balch; David L Balch; David L Balch|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
David L Balch; Aliou Cissé Niang; Carolyn Osiek
|Description:||xxxviii, 399 pages : illustrations, map, plans, portrait ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Professor David Lee Balch : a biographical sketch --
The house church as social environment / Dennis E. Smith --
Placing the Corinthian common meal / Edward Adams --
Reading 1 Corinthians 7 through the eyes of families / Margaret Y. MacDonald --
Interfacing house and church : converting household codes to church order / Turid Karlsen Seim --
Overseers as household managers in the pastoral epistles / Abraham J. Malherbe --
"Houses made with hands" : the triumph of the private in New Testament scholarship / Davina C. Lopez, Todd Penner --
The Greek novel and literary ethnography : the household in the world of the New Testament / Ronald F. Hock --
Egnatius, the breathalyzer kiss, and an early instance of domestic homicide at Rome / John T. Fitzgerald --
From archaeology to commentary writing via house churches / Peter Oakes --
Matthew's others : scholarly identity-construction and absentee gentile great men (Matt 20:24-27) / Warren Carter --
Seeing Jesus Christ crucified in Galatians 3:1 under watchful imperial eyes / Aliou Cissé Niang --
Rhetoric and the art of persuasion in the wisdom of Solomon / Leo G. Perdue --
Standing together : the murder of lesbians and the martyrdom of saints Perpetua and Felicity / Stephen V. Sprinkle --
Image and religion : a Christian in the Temple of Isis at Pompeii / Frederick Brenk --
The shadow of an ass : on reading the Alexamenos Graffito / Oliver Larry Yarbrough --
Constructing the spaces of epiphany in ancient Greek and Roman visual culture / John R. Clarke --
Melancholy, colonialism, and complicity : complicating counterimperial readings of Aphrodisias' Sebasteion / Hal Taussig --
Nudity in early Christian art / Robin M. Jensen --
Bible translation and ancient visual culture : divine nakedness and the "circumcision of Christ" in Colossians 2:11 / Yancy W. Smith --
Jonah in early Christian art : death, resurrection, and immortality / Everett Ferguson --
"Created in the image of God" : Greco-Roman Jewish art : new perspectives from archaeology / Richard Freund.
|Series Title:||Princeton theological monograph series, 176.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Aliou Cissé Niang and Carolyn Osiek.|
Twenty-four scholars join their efforts to congratulate David Lee Balch for a long career of dedication to scholarship and teaching. Topics range from the life of early Christian house churches to the kinds of challenges that early Christians needed to negotiate in their artistic and literary worlds as they established their own identity.
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- Balch, David L.
- Bible. -- New Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
- Bible. -- New Testament -- Social scientific criticism.
- Bibeln. -- N.T.
- Balch, David L., -- 1942-
- Neues Testament.
- Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
- Sociology, Biblical.
- Religion and sociology.
- Christliche Kunst.
- Biblisk realiakunskap.