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Backgrounds of Early Christianity (2nd Edition)

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A fascinating introduction to the Roman, Greek and Jewish political, social, literary and religious backgrounds necessary for an historical understanding of the New Testament and the early church. 612 pages, from Eerdmans.


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A fascinating introduction to the Roman, Greek and Jewish political, social, literary and religious backgrounds necessary for an historical understanding of the New Testament and the early church. 612 pages, from Eerdmans.

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This updated version of Backgrounds of Early Christianity gives you the analytical introduction to the Roman, Greek, and Jewish political, social, literary, and religious backgrounds that you need for a historical understanding of the New Testament and the early church. In this edition, Ferguson incorporates many of the critical suggestions he received from professors who've used this book.
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Widely used as a textbook since its publication in 1987, this work provides an analytical and systematic introduction to the Roman, Greek, and Jewish political, social, literary, and religious backgrounds necessary for a historical understanding of the New Testament in the early church.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 61443
  • Product Code 0802806694
  • EAN 9780802806697
  • Pages 632
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher Eerdmans
  • Publication Date Aug 1993
  • Dimensions 241 x 165 x 34mm
  • Weight 1.015kg

Everett Ferguson

Everett Ferguson (PhD., Harvard University) is professor emeritus of Bible and distinguished scholar-in-residence at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, where he taught church history and Greek. He is the author of numerous works, including Backgrounds of Early Christianity, Early Christians Speak, and Inheriting Wisdom: Readings for Today from Ancient Christian Writers. He was also general editor of the two-volume Encyclopedia of Early Christianity and most recently published Baptism in the Early Church: History, Theology, and Liturgy in the First Five Centuries.
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