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Christian Beginnings

Jurgen Becker

Christian Beginnings

Jurgen Becker

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"This work brings together the insights of a range of distinguished scholars on a fresh and important task . . . The work is sound, imaginative, and original" (Howard Clark Kee). Contributors include Christopher Burchard, Carsten Colpe, Karl Loening, John K. Riches, and others. Translation by Annemarie S. Kidder and Reinhard Krauss.

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This book starts with a general introduction by Jurgen Becker, and continues with a study of the interaction of Jesus with the world around him by Christoph Burchard. Varieties of early Christianity are illuminated in an examination of the oldest Jewish-Christian community by Carsten Colpe; "The Circle of Stephen and Its Mission," by Karl Loning; and "Paul and His Churches," by Jurgen Becker. Starting from the gospels, John K. Riches explores "The Synoptic Evangelists and Their Communities." "Post-Pauline Christianity and Pagan society" are analyzed by Peter Lampe and Ulrich Luz. "Apocalyptic Currents" are reviewed by Ulrich B. Muller, and finally C. Kingsley Barrett delineates "Johannine Christianity."



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"This work brings together the insights of a range of distinguished scholars on a fresh and important task . . . The work is sound, imaginative, and original" (Howard Clark Kee). Contributors include Christopher Burchard, Carsten Colpe, Karl Loening, John K. Riches, and others. Translation by Annemarie S. Kidder and Reinhard Krauss.
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360 pages
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This book starts with a general introduction by Jurgen Becker, and continues with a study of the interaction of Jesus with the world around him by Christoph Burchard. Varieties of early Christianity are illuminated in an examination of the oldest Jewish-Christian community by Carsten Colpe; "The Circle of Stephen and Its Mission," by Karl Loning; and "Paul and His Churches," by Jurgen Becker. Starting from the gospels, John K. Riches explores "The Synoptic Evangelists and Their Communities." "Post-Pauline Christianity and Pagan society" are analyzed by Peter Lampe and Ulrich Luz. "Apocalyptic Currents" are reviewed by Ulrich B. Muller, and finally C. Kingsley Barrett delineates "Johannine Christianity."


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Meet the Author

Jurgen Becker

Becker is Professor of New Testament and Judaism, Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 90540
  • Product Code 0664251951
  • EAN 9780664251956
  • Pages 360
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Apr 1993
  • Dimensions 226 x 151 x 26 mm
  • Weight 0.021kg

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