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The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts

The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts

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:This volume addresses the most important issues related to the study of New Testament writings. Two respected senior scholars have brought together a team of distinguished specialists to introduce the Jewish, Hellenistic, and Roman backgrounds necessary for understanding the New Testament and the early church. Contributors include renowned scholars such as Lynn H. Cohick, David A. deSilva, James D. G. Dunn, and Ben Witherington III. The book includes seventy-five photographs, fifteen maps, numerous tables and charts, illustrations, and bibliographies. All students of the New Testament will value this reliable, up-to-date, comprehensive textbook and reference volume on the New Testament world.

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About "The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts"

:This volume addresses the most important issues related to the study of New Testament writings. Two respected senior scholars have brought together a team of distinguished specialists to introduce the Jewish, Hellenistic, and Roman backgrounds necessary for understanding the New Testament and the early church. Contributors include renowned scholars such as Lynn H. Cohick, David A. deSilva, James D. G. Dunn, and Ben Witherington III. The book includes seventy-five photographs, fifteen maps, numerous tables and charts, illustrations, and bibliographies. All students of the New Testament will value this reliable, up-to-date, comprehensive textbook and reference volume on the New Testament world.
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Joel B Green

Joel B. Green (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament interpretation at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Prior to this he was dean of the School of Theology and professor of New Testament interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary.

He is the author or editor of numerous books, including the Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels; 1 Peter (The Two Horizons New Testament Commentary series), The Gospel of Luke (The New International Commentary of the New Testament), and Recovering the Scandal of the Cross with Mark D. Baker. He is preparing the forthcoming replacement volume on The Acts of the Apostles also in the NICNT series and James in the New Testament Library.
Koorong -Editorial Review.

Lee Martin Mcdonald

McDonald is principal and dean of theology at Acadia Divinity College, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

Table Of Contents

  • :contents

    1. Introduction
    joel B. Green And Lee Martin Mcdonald
    2. New Testament Chronology
    lee Martin Mcdonald
    part 1: Setting The Context: Exile And The Jewish Heritage
    3. Exile
    nicholas Perrin
    4. The Hasmoneans And The Hasmonean Era
    larry R. Helyer
    5. The Herodian Dynasty
    everett Ferguson
    6. Monotheism
    nathan Macdonald
    7. The Scriptures And Scriptural Interpretation
    lidija Novakovic
    part 2: Setting The Context: Roman Hellenism
    8. Greek Religion
    moyer V. Hubbard
    9. The Imperial Cult
    nicholas Perrin
    10. Greco-roman Philosophical Schools
    john T. Fitzgerald
    11. Civic And Voluntary Associations In The Greco-roman World
    michael S. Moore
    12. Economics, Taxes, And Tithes
    david J. Downs
    13. Slaves And Slavery In The Roman World
    s. Scott Bartchy
    14. Women, Children, And Families In The Greco-roman World
    lynn H. Cohick
    15. Education In The Greco-roman World
    ben Witherington Iii
    part 3: The Jewish People In The Context Of Roman Hellenism
    16. Temple And Priesthood
    david Instone-brewer
    17. Jews And Samaritans
    lidija Novakovic
    18. Pharisees, Sadducees, And Essenes
    michelle Lee-barnewall
    19. The Dead Sea Scrolls
    c. D. Elledge
    20. Prophetic Movements And Zealots
    james D. G. Dunn
    21. Apocalypticism
    larry R. Helyer
    22. Synagogue And Sanhedrin
    kenneth D. Litwak
    23. Jews In The Diaspora
    david A. Desilva
    24. Noncanonical Jewish Writings
    daniel M. Gurtner
    25. Jewish Identity, Beliefs, And Practices
    archie T. Wright
    26. Jewish Education
    kent L. Yinger
    27. Healing And Healthcare
    joel B. Green
    part 4: The Literary Context Of Early Christianity
    28. Reading, Writing, And Manuscripts
    e. Randolph Richards
    29. Pseudonymous Writings And The New Testament
    lee Martin Mcdonald
    30. Literary Forms In The New Testament
    thomas E. Phillips
    31. Homer And The New Testament
    thomas E. Phillips
    32. Josephus And The New Testament
    michael F. Bird
    33. Philo And The New Testament
    torrey Seland
    34. Rabbinic Literature And The New Testament
    bruce Chilton
    35. Early Canonical Christian Writings
    nicholas Perrin
    part 5: The Geographical Context Of The New Testament
    36. Jesus Research And Archeology
    james H. Charlesworth
    37. Egypt
    john D. Wineland
    38. Palestine
    thomas R. Hatina
    39. Syria, Cilicia, And Cyprus
    mark Wilson
    40. The Province And Cities Of Asia
    paul Trebilco
    41. Galatia
    mark Wilson
    42. Macedonia
    gene L. Green
    43. Achaia
    gene L. Green
    44. Rome And Its Provinces
    thomas Hatina
    additional Resources
    money In The New Testament Era
    lee Martin Mcdonald
    measurements In The New Testament Era
    lee Martin Mcdonald
    glossary
    joel B. Green And Lee Martin Mcdonald
    indexes

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  • Catalogue Code 471424
  • Product Code 9780801098611
  • ISBN 0801098610
  • EAN 9780801098611
  • Pages 640
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Mar 2017
  • Sales Rank #55892
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 35 mm
  • Weight 0.855kg

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