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The New Testament in its world : an introduction to the history, literature, and theology of the first Christians

Author: N T Wright; Michael F Bird
Publisher: Grand Rapids : Zondervan Academic, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The New Testament in Its World brings together decades of ground-breaking research, writing, and teaching into one volume that will open readers' eyes to the larger world of the New Testament. It presents the New Testament books as historical, literary, and social phenomena located in the world of Second Temple Judaism, amidst Greco-Roman politics and culture, and within early Christianity. "--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Introductions
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wright, N.T.
New Testament in Its World : An Introduction to the History, Literature, and Theology of the First Christians.
Grand Rapids : HarperCollins Christian Publishing, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: N T Wright; Michael F Bird
ISBN: 9780310499329 0310499321
OCLC Number: 1128988591
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed November 25, 2019).
Description: 1 online resource (987 pages) : color illustrations, maps
Contents: Part I. Reading the New Testament : --
Beginning study of the New Testament --
The New Testament as history --
The New Testament as literature --
The New Testament as theology --
Part II. The world of Jesus and the early church : --
The history of the Jews between the Persian and Roman Empires --
The Jewish context of Jesus and the early church --
The Greco-Roman context of the early church --
Part III. Jesus and the victory of God : --
The study of the historical Jesus --
The profile and praxis of a prophet --
Who did Jesus think he was? --
The death of the Messiah --
Part IV. The resurrection of the Son of God : --
The afterlife in Greek, Roman, and Jewish thought --
The story of Easter according to the Apostle Paul --
The story of Easter according to the evangelists --
Part V. Paul and the faithfulness of God : --
The story of Paul's life and ministry --
A primer on Pauline theology --
Galatians --
1 and 2 Thessalonians --
Philippians --
Colossians, Philemon, and Ephesians --
1 and 2 Corinthians --
Romans --
The pastoral epistles --
Part VI. The gospels and the story of God : --
The gospel according to Mark --
The gospel according to Matthew --
The gospel according to Luke and Acts of the Apostles --
The gospel according to John --
The making of the gospels --
Part VII. The early Christians and the mission of God : --
Introduction to early Christian letters --
The letter to the Hebrews --
Letters by Jesus' brothers : James and Jude --
Petrine letters : 1 and 2 Peter --
Johannine letters : 1, 2, and 3 John --
Revelation --
Part VIII. The making of the New Testament : --
Introduction to textual criticism of the New Testament --
The canonization of the New Testament --
Part IX. Living the story of the New Testament : --
Bringing it all together.
Responsibility: N.T. Wright and Michael F. Bird.

Abstract:

"The New Testament in Its World brings together decades of ground-breaking research, writing, and teaching into one volume that will open readers' eyes to the larger world of the New Testament. It presents the New Testament books as historical, literary, and social phenomena located in the world of Second Temple Judaism, amidst Greco-Roman politics and culture, and within early Christianity. "--

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