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The Lost Letters of Pergamum: A Story From the New Testament World (2nd Edition)

Bruce W Longenecker

The Lost Letters of Pergamum: A Story From the New Testament World (2nd Edition)

Bruce W Longenecker

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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.

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About "The Lost Letters of Pergamum: A Story From the New Testament World (2nd Edition)"

: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.

- Publisher

Meet the Author

Bruce W Longenecker

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.

Table Of Contents

  • :contents
    author's Preface
    editor's Preface: The Discovery
    letter Collection 1: As One Nobleman To Another
    letter Collection 2: A Personal Request
    letter Collection 3: To Honor The Emperor
    letter Collection 4: They Proclaim A Different Lord
    letter Collection 5: The Reputations Of Three Men
    letter Collection 6: Jesus Seems A Curious Figure
    letter Collection 7: Jesus's Naive And Irresponsible Views
    letter Collection 8: Communities Of Support And Fellowship
    letter Collection 9: The Contexts Determined The Contents
    letter Collection 10: A Complete Reversal Of Lifestyle
    letter Collection 11: A Conduit Of Blessing For Many
    letter Collection 12: The Gods Had Other Plans
    letter Collection 13: May His Will Be Done
    letter Collection 14: The Possessions Of Our Common Creator
    editor's Postscript
    appendix A: Maps
    appendix B: Characters
    appendix C: Historical And Fictional Aspects Of The Narrative

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  • Catalogue Code 440679
  • Product Code 9780801097966
  • ISBN 0801097967
  • EAN 9780801097966
  • Pages 208
  • Department General Books
  • Category Fiction
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Apr 2016
  • Sales Rank #55973
  • Dimensions 215 x 139 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.258kg

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