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The Seven Cities of the Apocalypse and Greco-Asian Culture

Worth, Roland H. Jr.

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ISBN 10: 0809138778 / ISBN 13: 9780809138777
Published by Paulist Press, New York, 1999
Condition: As New Soft cover
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377pp including bibliography and index Companion volume to The Seven Cities of the Apocalypse and Roman Culture Explores the social world in which early Christians functioned in Asia Provides a comprehensive picture of life in this eastern province of the Roman Empire and focusing on how the the local environment affects the interpretation of the Book of Revelation. Bookseller Inventory # 82876

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Title: The Seven Cities of the Apocalypse and ...

Publisher: Paulist Press, New York

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Glossy Soft Cover

Book Condition:As New

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A companion to his extraordinary work dealing the Roman influence on the seven cities of John's Revelation, Roland Worth's book now draws readers into the total social world in which early Christians functioned in Roman Asia.

Gathering resources together in one volume for the first time from a wide variety of sources, some obscure, the author examines the history, population, politics, local cultural peculiarities, economics, and cults that existed in each of the seven cities in the book of Revelation. The reader comes away with a handbook of the "total picture" of what life was like in these ancient municipalities, including details on such items as the dimensions and appearance of temples to the gods, and public baths.

These details are significant, claims the author, for "if we can understand the political, social, moral, and religious environment in which these individuals lived, worked, and prayed, we carry our knowledge a step further and see the additional overtones and implications that would or could have come to mind when they read John's composition. In short, it make us a more informed reader." Scripture scholars, historians, and students, as well as the general reader, will not only be informed, but entertained.

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Roland H. Worth, Jr., who resides in Richmond, VA, preached for many years among the non-denominational churches of Christ. He has also written The Sermon on the Mount (Paulist Press, 1998).

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