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Seven Events That Shaped the New Testament World

Seven Events That Shaped the New Testament World

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This useful, concise introduction to the worlds around the New Testament focuses on seven key moments in the centuries before and after Jesus. It enlightens readers about the beginnings of the Christian movement, showing how religious, political, and economic factors were interwoven in the fabric of the New Testament world.

Leading New Testament scholar Warren Carter has a record of providing student-friendly texts. This introduction offers a "big picture" focus and is logically and memorably organized around seven events, which Carter uses as launching pads to discuss larger cultural dynamics and sociohistorical realities that were in some way significant for followers of Jesus and the New Testament. Photos and maps are included.

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About "Seven Events That Shaped the New Testament World"

This useful, concise introduction to the worlds around the New Testament focuses on seven key moments in the centuries before and after Jesus. It enlightens readers about the beginnings of the Christian movement, showing how religious, political, and economic factors were interwoven in the fabric of the New Testament world.

Leading New Testament scholar Warren Carter has a record of providing student-friendly texts. This introduction offers a "big picture" focus and is logically and memorably organized around seven events, which Carter uses as launching pads to discuss larger cultural dynamics and sociohistorical realities that were in some way significant for followers of Jesus and the New Testament. Photos and maps are included.

- Publisher

Meet the Author

Warren Carter

Warren Carter (Ph.D. Princeton) has accepted Brite Divinity School's invitation to serve as Professor of New Testament. He was the Lindsey P. Pherigo Professor of New Testament at Saint Paul School of Theology. He is also the author of What Are They Saying about Matthew's Sermon on the Mount? Discipleship and Households: A Study of Matthew 10,20, John: Storyteller, Interpreter, Evangelist, Pontius Pilate: Portraits of a Roman Governor and Matthew: Storyteller, Interpreter, Evangelist,Revised Edition.

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction
    1. The Death Of Alexander The Great (323 Bce)
    2. The Process Of Translating Hebrew Scriptures Into Greek (ca. 250 Bce)
    3. The Rededication Of The Jerusalem Temple (164 Bce)
    4. The Roman Occupation Of Judea (63 Bce)
    5. The Crucifixion Of Jesus (ca. 30 Ce)
    6. The Writing Of The New Testament Texts (ca. 50-ca. 130 Ce)
    7. The Process Of "closing" The New Testament Canon (397 Ce)
    conclusion
    index

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 359747
  • Product Code 9780801039164
  • ISBN 0801039169
  • EAN 9780801039164
  • Pages 184
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Feb 2013
  • Sales Rank #55499
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 17 mm
  • Weight 0.301kg

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