The Lost Letters of Pergamum
A Fascinating Glimpse into the World of the New Testament Transported two thousand years into the past, readers are introduced to Antipas, a Roman civic leader who has encountered the writings of the biblical author Luke. Luke's history sparks...
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A Fascinating Glimpse into the World of the New Testament
Transported two thousand years into the past, readers are introduced to Antipas, a Roman civic leader who has encountered the writings of the biblical author Luke. Luke's history sparks Antipas's interest, and they begin corresponding. While the account is fictional, the author is a highly respected New Testament scholar who weaves reliable historical information into a fascinating story, offering a fresh, engaging, and creative way to learn about the New Testament world. The first edition has been widely used in the classroom (over 30,000 copies sold). This updated edition, now with improved readability and narrative flow, will bring the social and political world of Jesus and his first followers to life for many more students of the Bible.
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.
- <b>a Fascinating Glimpse Into The World Of The New Testament<br></b><br> Transported Two Thousand Years Into The Past, Readers Are Introduced To Antipas, A Roman Civic Leader Who Has Encountered The Writings Of The Biblical Author Luke. Luke's History Sparks Antipas's Interest, And They Begin Corresponding. While The Account Is Fictional, The Author Is A Highly Respected New Testament Scholar Who Weaves Reliable Historical Information Into A Fascinating Story, Offering A Fresh, Engaging, And Creative Way To Learn About The New Testament World. The First Edition Has Been Widely Used In The Classroom (over 30,000 Copies Sold). This Updated Edition, Now With Improved Readability And Narrative Flow, Will Bring The Social And Political World Of Jesus And His First Followers To Life For Many More Students Of The Bible.