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New Testament in Its World

An Introduction to the History, Literature, and Theology of the First Christians

N. T. Wright (Author), Michael F. Bird (Author)

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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 such work by distinguished scholar and author N. T. (Tom) Wright.

An ideal guide for students, The New Testament in Its World addresses the many difficult questions faced by those studying early Christianity. Both large and small, these questions include:

  • What is the purpose of the New Testament?
  • What was the first-century understanding of the kingdom?
  • What is the real meaning of the resurrection in its original context?
  • What really were the Gospels?
  • Who was Paul and why are his letters so controversial?
  • As twenty-first-century people, how do we recover the excitement of what it was like to live as Christians in the first or second centuries?

In short, The New Testament in Its World brings together decades of ground-breaking research, writing, and teaching into one volume that will open readers' eyes to the larger world of the New Testament. 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.

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Item Number 008011536
Length 9.41
Language English
Medium Format Hardcover
Contributors N. T. Wright (Author)|Michael F. Bird (Author)
Publication Date 2019-11-01
Type Non-Fiction
Height 2.41
Width 6.51
Pages 992
Product Group Books
ISBN13 9780310499305
Publisher HAR
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