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Reconceptualising Conversion : Patronage, Loyalty, and Conversion in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean - Zeba A. Crook

Reconceptualising Conversion

Patronage, Loyalty, and Conversion in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean

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Published: 25th August 2004
For Ages: 22+ years old
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The series Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fur die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft (BZNW) is one of the oldest and most highly regarded international scholarly book series in the field of New Testament studies. Since 1923 it has been a forum for seminal works focusing on Early Christianity and related fields. The series is grounded in a historical-critical approach and also explores new methodological approaches that advance our understanding of the New Testament and its world.

"Crook has given us a rewarding study in ancient patronal relationships that is competent, interesting, and [...] undoubtedly correct."Carolyn Osiek in: Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2006.02.33

The influence of psychology on contemporary society and scholarshipp. 13
General reciprocity among humans and their godsp. 53
The rhetoric of patronage and benefactionp. 91
The rhetoric of patronage and benefaction in Paul's conversion passagesp. 151
Patronage and benefaction, loyalty, and conversionp. 199
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ISBN: 9783110182651
ISBN-10: 3110182653
Series: Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fur die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 325
Published: 25th August 2004
Publisher: De Gruyter
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 16.51  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.57