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The Future of early Christianity

The Future of early Christianity

essays in honor of Helmut Koester

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Published by Fortress Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. N.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Bible. N.T. -- Antiquities,
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600,
  • Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D,
  • Christian literature, Early -- History and criticism,
  • Gnosticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Birger A. Pearson in collaboration with A. Thomas Kraabel, George W.E. Nickelsburg, Norman R. Petersen.
    ContributionsKoester, Helmut, 1926-, Pearson, Birger Albert., Kraabel, A. Thomas., Nickelsburg, George W. E., 1934-, Petersen, Norman R., 1933-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2395 .F87 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 509 p. :
    Number of Pages509
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1552101M
    ISBN 100800625218
    LC Control Number91031975


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