3 edition of New Testament background found in the catalog.
New Testament background
C. K. Barrett
|Statement||edited, with introductions, by C. K. Barrett.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiv, 276 p.|
|Number of Pages||276|
|LC Control Number||a 57004021|
A fantastic piece of scholarly work, J. Julius Scott Jr presents the standard text of Jewish backgrounds in light of the New Testament with his Jewish Backgrounds of the New book is as engaging as is it comprehensive, with deep historical and theological insights capturing the eclectic and nuanced culture that helped shape the writers of our NT canon/5. "The Epistle of James was included among the twenty-seven New Testament books first listed by Athanasius of Alexandria in his Thirty-Ninth Festal Epistle (AD ) and was confirmed as a canonical epistle of the New Testament by a series of councils in the fourth century. Today, virtually all denominations of Christianity consider this book to.
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. The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament | Craig S. Keener | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.
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 bounds, this volume sets out for readers the. The setting of the New Testament within the Christian community is one factor that makes a biography of Jesus or a history of the 1st-century church difficult or impossible. The books of the New Testament were composed not in order to satisfy historical curiosity about the events they recount but to bear witness to a faith in the action of God through these events.
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Now updated New Testament background book include the revolutionary discoveries of recent decades such as the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Gnostic texts from Nag Hammadi, The New Testament Background includes everything from the work of towering historical figures such as Aristotle, the Caesars, and Josephus to the letters and legal documents of everyday people/5(12).
This is not a bad book by any means, but I would recommend reading something a little more up-to-date unless you really have no background whatsoever in the context of the New Testament.
It is also disappointing that for a book on the New Testament background book of the New Testament, the topic of /5(21). New Testament Background: Selected Documents: Revised and Expanded Edition.
C.K. Barret's classic work presents ancient writings that bring the spiritual world of first century vividly to life/5. 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 texts.
This influential work presents the background of the New Testament with broad strokes and with a focus on specific books including the Gospels, Acts, and Cited by: 1. 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/5(27).
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 author gives a good historical background to the New Testament of the Bible. He ends the book with a quote by William Barclay, "It is the simple truth to say that the New Testament books became canonical because no one could stop them doing so." This quote sums up the work of the Holy Spirit/5.
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 (): The New Testament begins with the Gospels, a term that means the “good news,” referring to the life, ministry, and divine role of Jesus Christ.
The New Testament also contains a history of the first missionary efforts of the Church (the book of Acts); letters from early leaders, such as Peter and Paul. 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 Guide To The Background Literature: Start studying QUIZ 1: BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND NEW TESTAMENT HISTORICAL BOOKS.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. About the Author. Craig S. Keener (PhD, Duke University) is professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary.
Some of his seventeen books include Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts, The Historical Jesus of the Gospels and commentaries on Matthew (The Gospel of Matthew: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary), John (2 vols.), /5(92).
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.
Craig S. Keener is a professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary. He is the author of many books, including The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament, The Historical Jesus of the Gospels, Gift and Giver, and commentaries on Acts, Matthew, John, Romans, 1–2.
Understanding the New Testament. This is the second lecture in the series New Testament Survey. In our first lecture we asked a number of introductory questions that formed the foundation for the whole series. In this lecture we want to introduce the historical and religious backgrounds for New Testament.
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). BACKGROUND TO THE NEW TESTAMENT. The New Testament was written over a sixty-year period of time (A.D.
44–). This is very brief in. contrast to the Old Testament which was written over several centuries (c. – B.C.). There are two portions of background which prepare a student to have a good grasp of the New Testament.
The first. 1. IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old & New Testament - John Walton & Craig Keener A 2-book set (or easy-to-search digital books on your Logos Bible App) organized by chapter and verse so you can quickly find relevant historical information that affects how you interpret the language in a verse.
The classic text, authoritative and ably researched. ''The first third of the book recounts the Roman and Jewish context, then fifty pages survey the lives of John and Jesus, and the last half is a history of the first two generations of the Church. The best available treatment by an evangelical,''Christianity Today.
pages, softcover from Doubleday/5(5). The Acts of the Apostles, abbreviation Acts, fifth book of the New Testament, a valuable history of the early Christian was written in Greek, presumably by the Evangelist Luke, whose gospel concludes where Acts begins, namely, with Christ’s Ascension into was apparently written in Rome, perhaps between ad 70 though some think a slightly earlier date is also.
The Bible is the holy scripture of the Christian religion, purporting to tell the history of the Earth from its earliest creation to the spread of Christianity in the first century A.D. Both 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 contemporary students of the New Testament.