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The New Testament background

writings from ancient Greece and the Roman Empire that illuminate Christian origins

by C. K. Barrett

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Published by Harper in San Francisco .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited, with introductions and notes by C.K. Barrett
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS2410 .B28 1987a
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 361 p. ;
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24649380M
ISBN 10006060881
LC Control Number95016264
OCLC/WorldCa39187863

This volume offers valuable perspectives from biblical scholars on the background of the New Testament texts, including the Jewish and Greco-Roman cultures of the time. It ranges from the law of Moses and intertestamental period to the First Jewish Revolt of AD . Overview of the New Testament BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE NEW TESTAMENT Cork Bible Institute Page 5 continued acts of Jesus from heaven by the Holy Spirit through His Church. It provides important background for the principal writers of the epistles or letters to the churches. B.

Old Testament; New Testament; Old Testament Genesis Describes the creation; gives the history of the old world, and of the steps taken by God toward the formation of theocracy. Exodus The history of Israel's departure from Egypt; the giving of the law; the tabernacle. ECPA Gold Medallion (Reference Works) The Dictionary of New Testament Background joins the Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, the Dictionary of Paul and His Letters and the Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments as the fourth in a landmark series of reference works on the Bible. In a time when our knowledge of the ancient Mediterranean world has grown by leaps and.

Start studying QUIZ 1: BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND NEW TESTAMENT HISTORICAL BOOKS. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.   Published on May 3, This study of the Historical Background to the New Testament begins with the close of the Old Testament era and traces the history of the ancient world and Israel in.


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THE NEW TESTAMENT BACKGROUND Much more than I wanted. Probably very good for an academic or Ph D candidate. But way too much to try to understand why Paul was as strungout as he seems to be.

But with this and another book, I am understanding how unique his message and mission was/5(12). The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament condenses over ten years of careful research into a resource tool that is at its readers' fingertips [Keener's] earlier books, which tackle issues like New Testament teachings on divorce, women's roles, and slavery, are heavily documented; but The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New /5(92).

The Baker Academic New Testament Backgrounds collection brings you 27 volumes from today’s finest New Testament, Greek, and Judaic scholars, including Craig S. Keener, Michael F. Bird, Graham H. Twelftree, Ben Witherington III, Bruce Metzger, and others. It provides insight into the cultural, social, and religious contexts surrounding the Greco-Roman World, analyzes the credibility of the.

The Dictionary of New Testament Background can stand alone or work in concert with one or more of its companion volumes in the series.

Written by acknowledged experts in their fields, this wealth of knowledge of the New Testament era is carefully aimed at the needs of. New Testament Background book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

C.K. Barret's classic work presents ancient writings th /5. ECPA Gold Medallion (Reference Works) The Dictionary of New Testament Background joins the Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, the Dictionary of Paul and His Letters and the Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments as the fourth in a landmark series of reference works on the Bible.

In a time when our knowledge of the ancient Mediterranean world has 5/5(3). The New Testament (Ancient Greek: Ἡ Καινὴ Διαθήκη, transl. Hē Kainḕ Diathḗkē; Latin: Novum Testamentum) is the second part of the Christian biblical canon, the first being the Old New Testament discusses the teachings and person of Jesus, as well as events in first-century ians regard both the Old and New Testaments together as sacred.

The Background of the New Testament and Its Eschatology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Hbk. ISBN: James R. Davilal, "The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha as Background to the New Testament," The Expository Times (): You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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In this lecture we want to introduce the historical and religious backgrounds for. Background on Colossians. Introductory Remarks. Because of the rising tide of human philosophies confronting us today, no New Testament book speaks with more relevancy than does the epistle to the Colossians.

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The best available treatment by an evangelical,''Christianity Today. pages, softcover from Doubleday/5(5). The Book of James. James - But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of.

Despite variations in the arrangement of early lists of the New Testament books, Matthew always comes first. Perhaps this is why one famous scholar called Matthew "the most important book ever written." All of the Gospels share certain traits, and all of them have unique features as well.

A distinctive feature of Matthew is its arrangement into. Dictionary of New Testament Background: A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship: IVPBDS: Evans, Craig A. Ancient Texts For New Testament Studies: A. Craig S. Keener (PhD, Duke University) is professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary, and is the author of 17 books, four of which have won book awards in Christianity Today.

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Keener. Voted one of Christianity Today's Books of the Year!To understand and apply the Bible well, you need two crucial sources of information. One is the Bible Free shipping over $Cited by: The political background of the New Testament.

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Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. In the comprehensive The New Testament: Its Background and Message, the late Thomas Lea presented a clear and concise introduction to the New Testament giving readers the key that unlocks the door to understanding these important influential work presents the background of the New Testament with broad strokes and with a focus on specific books including the Gospels, Acts, Brand: B&H Publishing Group.

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The second book of the .The Dictionary of New Testament Background takes full advantage of the flourishing study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and offers individual articles focused on the most important scrolls.

In addition, the Dictionary encompasses the fullness of second-temple Jewish writings, whether pseudepigraphic, rabbinic, parables, proverbs, histories or.In New Testament times, the Roman government persecuted the Christians, and the Book of Revelation did for the Christians of that day what the Book of Daniel did for the Jews of an earlier date: assure those who were suffering for their faith that although the evil forces in the world were then in the ascendancy, the time was not far distant.