Bethlehem to Patmos
Paul BarnettThis fascinating book traces the early Christian story through nearlyten turbulent decades, from the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem to thewriting of the Book of Revelation in Patmos. An invaluable resourcefor both seekers and Christians. 247 pages, from Hodder...
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Paul BarnettThis fascinating book traces the early Christian story through nearlyten turbulent decades, from the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem to thewriting of the Book of Revelation in Patmos. An invaluable resourcefor both seekers and Christians. 247 pages, from Hodder & Stoughton.This fascinating book from Paul Barnett traces the early Christian story through the New Testament.Paul Barnett Bethlehem... and Patmos... The distance between these two small places is insignificant. Yet between the birth of Jesus in one and thewriting of the Book of Revelation in the other stretch nearly ten decadesof turbulent history. In this fascinating book Paul Barnett traces the early Christian story through the New Testament, anchoring it firmly in the history of the Roman Empire between the Emperors Augustus and Domitian.
This work traces the story of the early Christians through the gospels, letters and other writings of the New Testament and its relations with the Roman Empire. The author has also written Is the New Testament History? and a commentary on the Second Letter to the Corinthians.
Paul Barnett (Ph.D., University of London) is the retired Bishop of North Sydney, and has taught at a number of prestigious academic institutions. Since his retirement, he is Honorary Associate in Ancient History, Macquarie University, Sydney; Lecturer Emeritus, Moore College, Sydney; and Teaching Fellow at Regent College, Vancouver. He was also Head of Robert Menzies College, Macquarie University.
He is the author of some major commentaries on 2 Corinthians (Bible Speaks Today Series and The New International Commentary on the New Testament); 1 Corinthians: Holiness and Hope of a rescued people (Focus on the Bible); Mark: The Servant King, John: The Shepherd King, 1 Peter: Living Hope and Revelation: Apocalypse Now and Then (Reading the Bible Today). As well as a number of books on New Testament Background and the Historical Jesus such as After Jesus: The Birth Of Christianity, Is The New Testament History? (Revised 2004), Jesus and The Rise Of Early Christianity, The Truth About Jesus(Revised 2004), and Jesus And The Logic of History (New Studies In Biblical Theology).
Most recently he has produced The Corinthian Question: Why did the church oppose Paul? (Intervaristy Press, 2011) and three volumes in the After Jesus series; The Birth of Christianity: The First Twenty Years; Paul: Missionary of Jesus and Finding the Historical Christ: After Jesus.
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