In Stone and Story
This beautifully designed, full-color textbook introduces the Roman background of the New Testament by immersing students in the life and culture of the thriving first-century towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum, which act as showpieces of the world into which the...
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This beautifully designed, full-color textbook introduces the Roman background of the New Testament by immersing students in the life and culture of the thriving first-century towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum, which act as showpieces of the world into which the early Christian movement was spreading. Bruce Longenecker, a leading scholar of the ancient world of the New Testament, discusses first-century artifacts in relation to the life stories of people from the Roman world. The book includes discussion questions, maps, and 175 color photographs. Additional resources are available through Textbook eSources.
Dr Bruce W. Longenecker (Ph.D., University of Durham) is professor of religion and holds the W. W. Melton Chair at Baylor University, previously Senior lecturer in New Testament Studies and Director of Operations at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland
His books include Narrative Dynamics in Paul: A Critical Assessment; Engaging Economics: New Testament Scenarios and Early Christian Reception; The Lost Letters of Pergamum: A Story from the New Testament World; Rhetoric at the Boundaries: The Art and Theology of New Testament Chain-link Transitions and most recently Remember the Poor: Paul, Poverty, and the Greco-Roman World.
Koorong - Editorial Review.
- This Beautifully Designed, Full-color Textbook Introduces The Roman Background Of The New Testament By Immersing Students In The Life And Culture Of The Thriving First-century Towns Of Pompeii And Herculaneum, Which Act As Showpieces Of The World Into Which The Early Christian Movement Was Spreading. Bruce Longenecker, A Leading Scholar Of The Ancient World Of The New Testament, Discusses First-century Artifacts In Relation To The Life Stories Of People From The Roman World. The Book Includes Discussion Questions, Maps, And 175 Color Photographs. Additional Resources Are Available Through Textbook Esources.