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Product Description: "God is Self-Revealed" we are assured by many Christians today. Yet this conviction stems only from eighteenth-century Enlightenment debates. Early and ongoing Christians, with their Jewish roots, trusted God as a committed and saving but heavily clouded presence (whether by God’s choice or our inadequacy, or both)...read more

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9780227175477 | James Clarke, October 31, 2015, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: "God is Self-Revealed" we are assured by many Christians today.
9781625644572 | Cascade Books, April 29, 2015, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: God is Self-Revealed we are assured by many Christians today.

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Product Description: Studies in Biblical Theology Series 2 10

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9780334047247 | Scm Pr, August 6, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Studies in Biblical Theology Series 2 10

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Product Description: In the Graeco-Roman world, as in our own, people spoke of the divine, of 'religion', 'cult', 'piety' and 'superstition'. But they did not share our sense of a disjunction between 'the religious' and 'the secular', or between theology and other fields of discourse...read more

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9781906055257 | Sheffield Phoenix Pr, February 28, 2008, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: In the Graeco-Roman world, as in our own, people spoke of the divine, of 'religion', 'cult', 'piety' and 'superstition'.

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Product Description: F. Gerald Downing explores the teachings of Paul, arguing that the development of Paul's preaching and of the Pauline Church owed a great deal to the views of the vagabond Cynic philosophers, critics of the gods and of the ethos of civic society...read more

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9780415757256 | Routledge, April 24, 2014, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: F.

Miscellaneous:

9780203203477 | Routledge, March 11, 2002, cover price $120.00

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Product Description: Although its religious heritage was that of a variegated Judaism, the tiny early Christian movement was nevertheless much more complexly and richly linked with the Graeco-Roman world in which it came to birth than is usually allowed for...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781841271514 | T&t Clark Ltd, January 1, 2001, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: Although its religious heritage was that of a variegated Judaism, the tiny early Christian movement was nevertheless much more complexly and richly linked with the Graeco-Roman world in which it came to birth than is usually allowed for.

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Product Description: The first Christian century must be approached with careful attention to its cultural and linguistic heterogeneity. It should not simply be assumed that this past 'is a different place, they do things differently there'. Downing treats the ways in which early Christians tried to 'make things make sense' within their cultures, noting both the similarities and differences between their ways and contemporary ones and stressing the variety of contexts and influences on first-century communication...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781841271248 | T&t Clark Ltd, October 1, 2000, cover price $200.00 | About this edition: The first Christian century must be approached with careful attention to its cultural and linguistic heterogeneity.

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Product Description: F. Gerald Downing explores the teachings of Paul, arguing that the development of Paul's preaching and of the Pauline Church owed a great deal to the views of the vagabond Cynic philosophers, critics of the gods and of the ethos of civic society...read more

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9780415171595 | Routledge, June 1, 1998, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: F.

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9780415642804 | Reprint edition (Routledge, October 29, 2012), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: F.

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Product Description: This study shows that the wealth of parallels between the Jesus tradition and popular Cynicism suggest that Cynicism has been an important element in Christianity from the earliest days.

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9780567096135 | T&t Clark Ltd, September 1, 1992, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: This study shows that the wealth of parallels between the Jesus tradition and popular Cynicism suggest that Cynicism has been an important element in Christianity from the earliest days.

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