Phoebe Paperback

Patron and Emissary

by Joan Cecelia Campbell;


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Phoebe

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Imagine trying to find a window into the life of an individual who lived approximately two thousand years ago in a culture vastly different from our own. Consider the added difficulty when that individual is a woman and the only written record of her consists of two biblical verses (Rom 16:1-2). In this volume Joan C. Campbell takes on the challenge and provides a surprisingly full and rich account of Phoebe of Kenchreai. With Campbell, we visit Phoebe's hometown, we wander the city streets with her, and we meet her associates. Along the way, we gain insight into the social roles that Paul ascribes to her (sister, "deacon," and patron) and what these roles entailed in first-century Mediterranean Jesus groups. This book is important reading for anyone interested in the contribution of women to emerging Christianity and for contemporary deacons who seek to understand the biblical roots of their ministry.

Phoebe by Joan Cecelia Campbell was published by Michael Glazier Inc in December 2009. The ISBN for Phoebe is 9780814652817.

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Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherMichael Glazier Inc (December 2009)
Weight172g
Number of Pages136
Thickness7 mm
Height210 mm
Width137 mm
ISBN9780814652817
ISBN-100814652816
Product Code2545705
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