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Readings From the First-Century World (Encountering Biblical Studies Series)

Walter A. Elwell, Robert W. Yarbrough

Paperback 1998-12-01

Compiled with the beginning student in mind, this user-friendly volume pulls together fascinating information from a broad range of ancient sources to help the reader better understand the archaeological, theological, and sociological background of the New Testament. It includes a bibliography, illustrations, indexes, and an introduction to every reading.

Though an understanding of the historical/cultural environment of the New Testament is essential for critical interpretation, acquiring such information can be a daunting task. Readings from the First-Century World: Primary Sources for New Testament Study skillfully guides users through this challenging terrain.

The selections are designed as a vehicle to move the learner with little or no knowledge of ancient sources to a basic understanding of the significant authors and texts. Readings from a variety of genres give insight into the archaeological, theological, and sociological background of the New Testament world. Among the many contributions are works by Tacitus, Josephus, and Philo.
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Readings from a variety of genres provide Bible readers with essential background information on the New Testament.

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Compiled with the beginning student in mind, this user-friendly volume pulls together fascinating information from a broad range of ancient sources to help the reader better understand the archaeological, theological, and sociological background of the New Testament. It includes a bibliography, illustrations, indexes, and an introduction to every reading.

Though an understanding of the historical/cultural environment of the New Testament is essential for critical interpretation, acquiring such information can be a daunting task. Readings from the First-Century World: Primary Sources for New Testament Study skillfully guides users through this challenging terrain.

The selections are designed as a vehicle to move the learner with little or no knowledge of ancient sources to a basic understanding of the significant authors and texts. Readings from a variety of genres give insight into the archaeological, theological, and sociological background of the New Testament world. Among the many contributions are works by Tacitus, Josephus, and Philo.
-Publisher.

Publisher Description

Readings from a variety of genres provide Bible readers with essential background information on the New Testament.

Koorong Code109915
ISBN080102157X
EAN9780801021572
Pages224
DepartmentAcademic
CategoryBiblical Studies
Sub-CategoryNew Testament
PublisherBaker Book House
Publication DateDec 1998
Dimensions14 x 177 x 228mm
Weight0.43kg