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Is the New Testament Reliable?

Paul Barnett
Australian Author
Is the New Testament Reliable?

Is the New Testament Reliable?

Paul Barnett

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- How accurate is the historical information in the New Testament- Were any writers of New Testament books eyewitnesses?- Is the New Testament a myth?- How biased were the writings of first-century Christians?- Is there any information apart from Christians sources?- How soon after Jesus' death were the New Testament documents written?- Were errors introduced as manuscripts were copied and translated through the centuries?These are the questions Paul Barnett tackles in this clear and straightforward book. He considers how reliable the New Testament documents are in light of the evidence and standard methods of historical research. The answers will prove enlightening to anyone interested in the trustworthiness of the New Testament.

- Publisher Paul Barnett tackles several questions about the reliability of the New Testament documents. How accurate is the historical information in the New Testament? Is the New Testament a myth? Is there any information apart from Christian sources? How soon after Jesus' death were the New Testament documents written? Barnett looks at these and other questions and concludes that the New Testament documents are in fact historically reliable. It is a book supported by scholarship, yet written in an easy-to-understand style. Paul Barnett is Anglican bishop of North Sydney, Australia, visiting fellow in ancient history at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, and research professor at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia.

- Publisher Paul Barnett offers a careful historical analysis of the New Testament texts, taking into account evidence presented by the texts themselves and evidence provided by other religious and nonreligious sources.

- Publisher

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- How accurate is the historical information in the New Testament- Were any writers of New Testament books eyewitnesses?- Is the New Testament a myth?- How biased were the writings of first-century Christians?- Is there any information apart from Christians sources?- How soon after Jesus' death were the New Testament documents written?- Were errors introduced as manuscripts were copied and translated through the centuries?These are the questions Paul Barnett tackles in this clear and straightforward book. He considers how reliable the New Testament documents are in light of the evidence and standard methods of historical research. The answers will prove enlightening to anyone interested in the trustworthiness of the New Testament.
- Publisher

Paul Barnett tackles several questions about the reliability of the New Testament documents. How accurate is the historical information in the New Testament? Is the New Testament a myth? Is there any information apart from Christian sources? How soon after Jesus' death were the New Testament documents written? Barnett looks at these and other questions and concludes that the New Testament documents are in fact historically reliable. It is a book supported by scholarship, yet written in an easy-to-understand style. Paul Barnett is Anglican bishop of North Sydney, Australia, visiting fellow in ancient history at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, and research professor at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia.
- Publisher

Paul Barnett offers a careful historical analysis of the New Testament texts, taking into account evidence presented by the texts themselves and evidence provided by other religious and nonreligious sources.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Paul Barnett

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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  • Catalogue Code 62487
  • Product Code 0830818340
  • EAN 9780830818341
  • Pages 173
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Aquila Press
  • Publication Date Dec 1992
  • Dimensions 216 x 146 x 14 mm
  • Weight 0.204kg

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