Introduction to the New Testament, Volume 1, Second Edition  -     By: Helmut Koester
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Introduction to the New Testament, Volume 1, Second Edition

Walter de Gruyter / 1995 / Paperback

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This monumental work has established itself as a classic text in the field of New Testament studies. Written in a readable, non-technical style, it has become an indispensable textbook and reference for teachers, students, clergy, and the educated layperson interested in a scholarly treatment of the New Testament and its background in the Judaic and Greco-Roman world. Among its unique features are its wide historical scope, its treatment of early Christian literature in chronological sequence, and the inclusion of over sixty non-canonical Christian documents. This volume, the first of a new, thoroughly revised edition in two volumes, not only surveys the political and religious history of the Hellenistic and early Roman periods, but also discusses the economy, social world, and literature of both the pagan world and Judiasm.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Walter de Gruyter
Publication Date: 1995
ISBN: 3110146924
ISBN-13: 9783110146929
Availability: Available to ship on or about 10/18/14.

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  1. eimi
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    October 8, 2007
    eimi
    Oct '07 This is a very informative, if not overwhelming in places, near full depth of historical background in the Greco-Judaic Hellenistic world of the first century. The publisher states it is not, but it is sometimes semi-technical (depending on one's knowledge)in its description of language, culture and in literary style, as a scholarly work should be. Even so, it is readable and offers a broader perspective I think because of the inclusions of many other non-canonical documents. Even with its scholarship and extensive detail, it is a fascinating and imaginative study of that world. Many students of the word choose or have books chosen for them, that only educate within the human understanding. As this is my first early church culture study, I feel very privileged to happen upon this book through CBD and their search box!!
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