For more on the topic of poverty and wealth in the Roman Empire and among earliest Christian communities, see Peter Garnsey, Famine and Food Supply in the Graeco-Roman World: Responses to Risk and Crisis (New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1988); Steven J. Friesen, “Poverty in Pauline Studies: Beyond the So-called New Consensus,” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 26 (2004), pp. 323–336; Bruce W. Longenecker, Remember the Poor: Paul, Poverty, and the Greco-Roman World (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2010); Justin J. Meggitt, Paul, Poverty, and Survival (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1998); Dale Martin, “Review Essay: Justin J. Meggitt, Paul, Poverty and Survival,” Journal of New Testament Studies 84 (2001), pp. 51–64; Walter Scheidel et al., eds., The Cambridge Economic History of the Greco-Roman World (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2007).