Backgrounds of Early Christianity, Third Edition   -     By: Everett Ferguson
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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2003 / Paperback

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Backgrounds of Early Christianity now in its 3rd edition has long served as the standard introduction to the world of the early church. with 95 mostly new and improved photographs, the book explores and unpacks the Roman, Greek, and Jewish political, social, religious, and philosophical backgrounds necessary for a good historical understanding of the New Testament and the early church. New to this edition are revisions of Ferguson's original material, updated bibliographies, and fresh discussions of first-century social life, of Gnosticism, and of the Dead Sea Scrolls and other Jewish literature. A perennial best-seller and foundational text for all students, it makes a critical addition to any Churhc History of New Testament library.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 648
Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0802822215
ISBN-13: 9780802822215
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Long serving as a standard introduction to the world of the early church, Backgrounds of Early Christianity is now available in an expanded, up-to-date third edition. Featuring 95 photographs of the ancient world, this book explores--now in even greater depth -- the Roman, Greek, and Jewish political, social, religious, and philosophical backgrounds necessary for a good historical understanding of the New Testament and the early church. New to this edition are substantial revisions of Everett Ferguson's original material, an updated bibliography, and fresh discussions of social life in the first-century, of Gnosticism, and of the Dead Sea Scrolls and other Jewish literature.

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