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The lost letters of Pergamum : a story from the New Testament world

Author: Bruce W Longenecker; Ben Witherington, III
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces readers to the style of New Testament writings, the social and political world of Jesus and his first followers, and early Christian gatherings. Using the literary technique of correspondence through ancient letters, which comprise much of the New Testament, Longenecker mixes fact and fiction to paint an interesting and informative picture of the New Testament world and early Christianity.
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Genre/Form: Christian fiction
Biographical fiction
Epistolary fiction
Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Longenecker, Bruce W.
Lost letters of Pergamum.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, ©2003
(OCoLC)607230520
Named Person: Luke, Saint; Luc, l'apôtre saint; Luke, Saint.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce W Longenecker; Ben Witherington, III
ISBN: 0801026075 9780801026072
OCLC Number: 50035184
Description: 192 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: As one nobleman to another --
A personal request --
To honor the emperor --
They proclaim a different Lord --
The reputations of three men --
Jesus seems a curious figure --
Jesus' naive and irresponsible views --
Communities of support and fellowship --
The contexts determined the contents --
A complete reversal of lifestyle --
A conduit of blessing for many --
The gods had other plans --
May his will be done --
The possessions of our common creator.
Responsibility: Bruce W. Longenecker with extracts from Ben Witherington III.

Abstract:

Introduces readers to the style of New Testament writings, the social and political world of Jesus and his first followers, and early Christian gatherings. Using the literary technique of correspondence through ancient letters, which comprise much of the New Testament, Longenecker mixes fact and fiction to paint an interesting and informative picture of the New Testament world and early Christianity.

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