The Gospel and the Greeks: Did the New Testament Borrow from Pagan Thought?  -     By: Ronald H. Nash
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The Gospel and the Greeks: Did the New Testament Borrow from Pagan Thought?

P & R Publishing / 2003 / Paperback

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This book is the second in a series that attempts to prove that early Christianity did not borrow beliefs and practices from pagan religions and philosophies of the time. This second edition investigates the relationship of early Christianity to the pagan mystery religions. This book includes an annotaed bibliography as well as indexes of persons and subjects.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 280
Vendor: P & R Publishing
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.38 (inches)
ISBN: 0875525598
ISBN-13: 9780875525594
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Examines contemporary claims for Christian dependence on Hellenistic philosophy, Greco-Roman mystery religions, and Gnosticism. He finds the case for dependence in the strong sense tenuous.

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Ronald H. Nash was professor of Christian philosophy at Southern Baptist Seminary. He authored more than thirty books and lectured at more than fifty colleges and universities in the United States, Great Britain, and the former Soviet Union.

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An excellent apologetic . . . showing the insuperable problems of viewing Christianity as an outgrowth of Greek philosophy, the Hellenistic mystery religions, or gnosticism.
Not content with refuting unsound arguments, Nash makes positive contributions to the subject under discussion.
A lucid and superb book.

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  1. 3 Stars Out Of 5
    June 9, 2010
    daivd stump
    while this is a helpful book to learn about aspects of Hellenized philosophy/religion before and around the time of the new testament, and while it is a helpful study to begin thinking about how that does or does not relate to aspects of the Christian gospel as found in the new testament, the author may be trying too hard to insulate the Gospel from affinities with some of the philosophical/religious currents that were in the air in its day. Nash presents a very conservative take on the subject, and this book is worth a good read, but this should not be the only perspective one gets in trying to come to a conclusion on this subject.
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