Published April 20, 1988
by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
I would also recommend "The New Testament World" but would caution the novice that this book is a bit more complex and abstract than DeSilva's book. "The New Testament World: Insights from Cultural Anthropology" attempts to explain the culture of the 1st century Mediterranean world with particular emphasis on the Jews of the Bible/5(44). The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts brings together some of the leading voices of biblical and New Testament studies into a single volume. The articles are clear, concise, and comprehensive. The scope of the book is exhaustive and the layout strategically structured with the reader in mind. The artifacts excavated from the ruins of Masada yield fascinating insights into the world of the New Testament and the times when King Herod, Pilate, Jesus, Peter, and Paul lived/5(2). A great book for anyone who wants to know what the world of the new testament was like. The book has a lot of depth to it yet it is written in English anyone can understand. It is a must read for anyone wanting to truly understand the New by:
It presents the New Testament books as historical, literary, and social phenomena located in the world of Second Temple Judaism, amidst Greco-Roman politics and culture, and within early Christianity/5(). The New Testament contains 27 different books written by nine different authors. Every author of the New Testament was Jewish except for Luke. Three of the writers: Matthew, Peter, and John were among the 12 disciples who walked with Christ during his earthly ministry. A Comprehensive Resource on the New Testament World " The World of the New Testament is a comprehensive resource for understanding the various contexts of the New Testament writings. Particularly noteworthy is the breadth of subject matter covered Reviews: Gospel According to Mark, second of the four New Testament Gospels (narratives recounting the life and death of Jesus Christ) and, with Matthew and Luke, one of the three Synoptic Gospels (i.e., those presenting a common view). It is attributed to St. Mark the Evangelist (Acts ; ), an associate.
The New Testament in Its World is your passageway from the twenty-first century to the era of Jesus and the first Christians. A highly-readable, one-volume introduction placing the entire New Testament and early Christianity in its original context, it is the only /5(34). Buy The New Testament World By John M. Court. Available in used condition with free delivery in the US. ISBN: ISBN Pages: 'The New Testament in Its World' captures — in nearly 1, pages, a workbook and series of lectures — the 'sweep of my teaching,' said the Anglican bishop and scholar. "The World of the New Testament" is a Bible Handbook. The book was printed 33 years ago, and there are plenty of newer handbooks that cover similar information. But, since I just read this one, here's a quick review. The handbook gave a brief overview of the events of the Old Testament and the Inter-testament Period/5.