Paul, a Jew on the margins

by Calvin J. Roetzel

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press in Louisville, Ky

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Paul, the Apostle, Saint,
  • Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D,
  • Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-102) and indexes.

StatementCalvin J. Roetzel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS2506.3 .R64 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 116 p. ;
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3324171M
ISBN 100664225209
LC Control Number2004297167
OCLC/WorldCa53288341

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