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Author Slee, Michelle

Title The church in Antioch in the first century CE : communion and conflict / Michelle Slee
Published London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, 2003


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 214 pages)
Series Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 244
Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 244.
Contents Part I. Gentiles in the early church and the conflict in Antioch: the evidence from Acts and Galatians -- Conflict between the Hellenists and the Hebrews in Jerusalem -- Examination of the Jewish-Gentile church in Antioch -- Jerusalem conference and the incident in Antioch -- Part II. Didache -- Examination of the place of composition and date of the Didache -- Examination of Didache 1-10 in light of the situation in Antioch -- Examinaiton of Didache 11-16 -- Part III. Gospel of Matthew -- Place of composition and date of the gospel -- Place of gentiles in gospel of Matthew -- Authority figures in the Matthean community
Summary The book explores the problems faced by the church in Antioch in the mid-first century CE once the decision was taken to welcome Gentiles into the church. Slee argues that a particular problem was the celebration of the Eucharist, since some Jewish Christians felt that the table-fellowship this involved inevitably brought the risk of contamination (because of Gentile contact with idolatry). She suggests this was the subject debated at the Jerusalem conference described in Acts 15 and Galatians 2, and it was the eventual decision of the Antioch church to hold separate Eucharists that led to Pau
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-201) and indexes
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SUBJECT Bible. Galatians, II, 11-14 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Acts, XV -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Matthew -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Matthew fast
Didache fast
Subject Lord's Supper -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Gentiles in the New Testament.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- History.
Church history -- Primitive and early church
Gentiles in the New Testament
Lord's Supper -- Early church
Vroege kerk.
Mattheüs (bijbelboek)
SUBJECT Antioch (Turkey) -- Church history
Subject Turkey -- Antioch
Antiochia Pisidien
Genre/Form Church history
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003045550
ISBN 9780567352460