The New Testament and the People of God

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Fortress Press, Jan 1, 1992 - 535 pages
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Provides a historical, theological and literary study of first-century Judaism and Christianity, offering a preliminary discussion of the meaning of the word god within those cultures and explores the ways in which developing an understanding of those first-century cultures are of relevance for the modern world. Original.
 

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Review: The New Testament and the People of God Volume 1 (Christian Origins and the Question of God #1)

User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

Absolutely critical reading. Not easy. Not a page turner. But something that must be studied for a deep understanding of the dawn of Christianity. Read full review

Review: The New Testament and the People of God Volume 1 (Christian Origins and the Question of God #1)

User Review  - Joshua Watson - Goodreads

Incredible book. Highly recommend to anybody interested in learning about the historical roots of 1st century Christianity and Judaism. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction I
3
Problems and Varieties
31
Literature Story and the Articulation of Worldviews
47
A Index of Ancient Sources 511
50
History and the First Century
81
Theology Authority and the New Testament
121
The Setting and the Story
147
The Developing Diversity
167
A Preliminary Sketch
444
The New Testament and the Question of God
467
Chronological Chart of SecondTemple Jewish History
477
B Secondary Sources
485
Indexes
511
Apocrypha
514
Pseudepigrapha
515
Qiunran 5 jf 5 Josephus
517

Elements of Israels Worldview
215
The Beliefs of Israel
244
The Hope of Israel
280
The Quest for the Kerygmatic Church
341
Inside Early Christian Worldviews
359
Stories in Early Christianity 1
371
Stories in Early Christianity 2
418

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