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New Testament History Acts (The Bible study textbook series) by Gareth Reese

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Published by College Pr Pub Co .
Written in English


  • Religion,
  • Bible - Study - New Testament,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages1017
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8273913M
ISBN 10089900055X
ISBN 109780899000558

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The New Testament, then, is a historical book of the Good News of the living God at work in human history, not just in the past, but in the living present and the future in light of the promises of God. The Synoptic Gospels. Before beginning a survey of each of the Gospels. The classic text, authoritative and ably researched. ''The first third of the book recounts the Roman and Jewish context, then fifty pages survey the lives of John and Jesus, and the last half is a history of the first two generations of the Church. The best available treatment by an evangelical,''Christianity Today. pages, softcover from Doubleday/5(5). Jun 25,  · Frederick Fyvie Bruce FBA was a Biblical scholar who supported the historical reliability of the New Testament. His first book, The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable? (), was voted by the American evangelical periodical Christianity Today in as one of the top 50 books "which had shaped evangelicals"/5. The Book: The Bible (from biblos, Greek for 'book') is the basis of two great religions, Judaism in the Old Testament and Christianity in the New each case it brings together a group of documents to tell the story of the founders and early followers of the religion.

Mar 01,  · I found this book very helpful in my study of the New Testament. The background information is great. The book is very readable. In college I was a history major, I wish we had had more of this kind of book. Dr Bruce brings things alive. He uses his resources well and paints a complete picture of the by: The setting of the New Testament within the Christian community is one factor that makes a biography of Jesus or a history of the 1st-century church difficult or impossible. The books of the New Testament were composed not in order to satisfy historical curiosity about the events they recount but to bear witness to a faith in the action of God through these events. Acts of the Apostles is the New Testament book quite widely thought of as a book of history, covering the actual history of the early Church. However, New Testament scholars see it otherwise. The New Testament (the half of the Christian Bible that provides an account of Jesus's life and teachings, and the orthodox history of the early Christian Church) The Talmud (the main compendium of Rabbinal debates, legends, and laws) The Tanakh (the redacted collection of Jewish religious writings from the period) Secondary sources.

The book is divided into several themes, including Jesus in the Gospels, the Apostle Paul, New Testament issues and contexts, and what transpired after the New Testament. It ranges from the intertestamental period to the First Jewish Revolt of AD 66–73 and the canonization of . Nov 01,  · Essential to an understanding of the New Testament is a comprehension of the individuals, events, and social movements that shaped the setting from which Jesus and his followers emerged. Unfortunately, many accounts by historians can leave readers feeling overwhelmed and confused. New Testament History provides a worthy solution to this Baker Publishing Group. Revelation to John, last book of the New Testament. It is the only book of the New Testament classified as apocalyptic literature rather than didactic or historical, indicating thereby its extensive use of visions, symbols, and allegory, especially in connection with future events. The first third of the book recounts the Roman and Jewish context, then fifty pages survey the lives of John and Jesus, and the last half is a history of the first two generations of the church. The best available treatment by an evangelicalChristianity Today.4/5(6).