It is plain even from Pauls own writings that other presentations of the Christian message than his own were current during his apostolic career. With some of these other presentations he is quite happy; against others he found it necessary...
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It is plain even from Pauls own writings that other presentations of the Christian message than his own were current during his apostolic career. With some of these other presentations he is quite happy; against others he found it necessary to put his readers on their guard.In these four studies originally presented as the inaugural series of Didsbury Lectures at the British Isles Nazarene College Manchester F.F. Bruce discusses what we know about the history of nonPauline Christianity in the first century. Judiciously drawing upon material from the whole of the New Testament he relates it to other early Christian literature in order to provide a highly readable outline of an important area.But as he warns this book does not study the literature for its own sake. Instead it focuses on the leaders of early nonPauline Christianity with their associates from whom the literature provides indispensable evidence.The topics covered areChapter 1 Peter and the ElevenChapter 2 Stephen and Other
I. Howard Marshall (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is emeritus professor of New Testament exegesis and honorary research professor at the University of Aberdeen.
He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Concordance to the Greek New Testament (6th edition), The Gospel of Luke (New International Greek New Testament Commentary), The Epistles of John (New International Commentary of the New Testament), A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Pastoral Epistles (International Critical Commentary) and Acts (Tyndale New Testament Commentary).
His most recent volumes are Aspects of the Atonement, The Letter to the Romans (The Two Horizons Theological Commentary) and A Concise New Testament Theology.