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Readings from the First-Century World Books

  • Autor: Robert W. Yarbrough
  • Editor: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group
  • Relaese Date: 01 November 1998
  • ISBN: 080102157X
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 224 pages
  • File Size: 48MB
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Description Readings from the First-Century World de Robert W. Yarbrough:

Though an understanding of the historical/cultural environment of the New Testament is essential for critical interpretation, acquiring such information can be a daunting task. Readings from the First-Century World: Primary Sources for New Testament Study skillfully guides users through this challenging terrain. The selections are designed as a vehicle to move the learner with little or no knowledge of ancient sources to a basic understanding of the significant authors and texts. Readings from a variety of genres give insight into the archaeological, theological, and sociological background of the New Testament world. Among the many contributions are works by Tacitus, Josephus, and Philo. Proposed list: Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey Readings from the Ancient Near East: Primary Sources for Old Testament Study Encountering the Book of Genesis Encountering the Psalms Encountering the Prophecy of Isaiah Encountering the Gospel of John Encountering the Epistle to the Romans Encountering the Epistle to the Hebrews Walter A. Elwell is professor of biblical and theological studies at Wheaton Graduate School. His Ph.D. is from the University of Edinburgh. Robert W. Yarbrough teaches New Testament at Trinity International University and has translated several major volumes. His Ph.D. is from the University of Aberdeen.

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