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Chapter two incorporates a revised version of "Obstacles to Slaves' Participation in the Corinthian Church," which first appeared in the Journal of Biblical Literature 117, no. 3 (1998). Chapter two also includes revised material from "Family Plots: Burying Slaves Deep in Historical Ground," which first appeared in Biblical Interpretation 10, no. 1 (2002). Chapter four incorporates a revised version of 'Slave and Slavery in the Matthean Parables," which first appeared in the Journal of Biblical Literature 119, no. 1 (2000). I am grateful to the editors of those journals for granting permission to reprint this material.

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Glancy, Jennifer A. Slavery in early Christianity / Jennifer A. Glancy. p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 0-19-513609-8 1. Slavery and the church—History. 2. Church and social problems—History. I. Title. HT913.G53 2002 261.8'34567'093—dc21 2001036368

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