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RELS 209: Paul the Apostle
Research guide for Dr. Dinter's RELS 209, Summer 2016
Examine and explore these most ancient manuscripts at level of detail never before possible through searchable, fast-loading, high-resolution images of the scrolls, as well as short explanatory videos and background information on the texts and their history.
From PBS's Frontline documentary, this contains much useful information on Paul including sections on Paul’s Mission and Letters and Paul’s Congregations. The pieces are written by Wayne Meeks and Michael White, among others.
A useful introduction into the many complex aspects of the political, cultural, and religious developments that characterized the world in which early Christianity arose and by which the New Testament and other early Christian writings were shaped."
This book explains what made Alexander "Great" according to the people and expectations of his time and place and rejects modern judgments asserted on the basis of an implicit moral superiority to antiquity.
The contributions focus on specific transformations of ethics in key documents of early Christianity, or take a more comparative perspective pointing to similar developments and overlaps as well as particularities within early Christian writings, Hellenistic-Jewish writings, Dead Sea Scrolls and Jewish inscriptions.