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In the course of the final century, there was non-stop examine of Paul as a author of letters. even supposing this truth was once said via prior generations of students, it used to be throughout the 20th century that the examine of historical letter-writing practices got here to the fore and commenced to be utilized to the research of the letters of the hot testomony. This quantity seeks to increase the dialogue of Paul's courting to Greek epistolary traditions through comparing the character of historical letters in addition to the person letter elements. those good points are evaluated along Paul's letters to higher comprehend Paul's use and variations of those traditions so one can meet his communicative wishes.

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