Background & General Information

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  • De Coulanges, Fustel. The Ancient City. Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1956.
  • Ferguson, Everett. Backgrounds of Early Christianity. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1987.
  • Finegan, Jack. The Archaeology of the New Testament. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1979.
  • Friesen, Steven. Ephesus-Key to a Vision in Revelation. Biblical Archaeology Review, 19 (May/June 1993), 24-28.
  • Gundry, Robert H. A Survey of the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 1970.
  • Hadas-Lebel. Flavius Josephus. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1993.
  • Koester, Helmut. History and Literature of Early Christianity. Philadelphia, Fortress Press, 1980.
  • MacMullen, Ramsay. Roman Social Relations. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1974.
  • The Westminster Historical Atlas to the Bible. ed. George Ernest Wright and Floyd Vivian Filson. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1956.