The New Testament Era
- Publisher This book does what no other introductory work does; it displays clearly and simply the interplay of forces, people, and events that were key to the birth and gradual expansion of early Christianity.
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AbbreviationsIntroductionI. Judah Under Persian Rule, 539-332 B.C.1. The Iranian Sphere Of Influence2. The Early AchaemenidsA. Cyrus, Darius I, Xerxes, And Artaxerxes IB. Ezra And Nehemiah In JerusalemC. Judaism In The Persian Empire3. The Late AchaemenidsA. The General SituationB. The Samaritan SchismC. The Last Perisan WarsD. The Effects Of Persian Rule On JudaismII. Judea Under Hellenistic Rule1. The Hellenistic Sphere Or InfluenceA. Alexander's CampaignB. HellenismC. Diadochi And Epigoni2. Egyptian HegemonyA. Ptolemy I-III And The Rise Of EgyptB. Jerusalem Under The PtolemiesC. Ptolemy IV, Ptolemy V, And The Decline Of Egypt3. Syrian HegemonyA. Antiochus III, Seleucus IV, And Antiochus IVB. Religious OppressionC. Maccabeus, Jonathan, And SimonIII. The Hasmonean Rule1. Rule By High PriestsA. Simon As High PriestB. Hyrcanus I2. KingsA. Aristobulus IB. JanneusC. Alexandra, Hyrcanus II, And Aristobulus IIIV. Palestine Under Rome And Herod1. The Roman Sphere Of InfluenceA. The Rise Of Rome As A World PowerB. Pompey Occupies Palestine2. Triumvirs, Antipater, And HerodA. AntipaterB. Herod IC. The Date Of Jesus' BirthV. Palenstine At The Time Of Jesus And The Apostles1. The Division Of Herod's Kingdom2. Galilee-Perea And Northern Trans-Jordan At The Time Of JesusA. Antipas' Two TerritoriesB. Jesus' HomelandC. The SynagoguesD. The Reign Of AntipasE. The Land And Rule Of Philip3. Judea And Samaria In The Time Of Jesus And The Primitive ChurchA. The Two Territories Of ArchelausB. The Reign Of ArchelausC. The Establishment Of The First ProcuratorshipD. Roman GovernmentE. The Jewish AdministrationF. The High CouncilG. Sadducees And PhariseesH. Priests And EssenesI. Pilate, Golgotha, The Primitive Church4. Palestine In The Time Of James And PaulA. Agrippa I As King Of JudeaB. The Second Procuratorship, The Zealot Movement, And The ChurchVI. The Roman Empire In The Time Of Jesus And The Apostles1. The Empire, The Jews, And The Christians2. Augustus And TiberiusA. Augustus' System Of GovernmentB. The Provinces Under Augustus And AfterwardC. The Status Quo Under Tiberius3. Caligula, Claudius, And NeroA. Disappointment Under CaligulaB. Developments Under ClaudiusC. Disintegration Under NeroVII. The Roman Empire In The Subapostolic Period1. The Jewish War And The Civil WarsA. The First Jewish WarB. The Roman Civil WarsC. The Fall Of Jerusalem2. Vespasia
This book does what no other introductory work does; it displays clearly and simply the interplay of forces, people, and events that were key to the birth and gradual expansion of early Christianity.
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Reicke was for many years Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of Basel, Switzerland.