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After the first urban Christians

Todd D. Still

After the first urban Christians

the social-scientific study of Pauline Christianity twenty-five years later

by Todd D. Still

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Published by Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by Todd D. Still, David G. Holler
ContributionsHorrell, David G.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR166.M443 A38 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24463306M
ISBN 100567427749, 0567219674
ISBN 109780567427748, 9780567219671
LC Control Number2009282571
OCLC/WorldCa440117606

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