New Testament History And Literature (The Open Yale Courses Series)
In this engaging introduction to the New Testament, Professor Dale B. Martin presents a historical study of the origins of Christianity by analyzing the literature of the earliest Christian movements. Focusing mainly on the New Testament, he also considers nonbiblical Christian writings of the era.Martin begins by making a powerful case for the study of the New Testament. He next sets the Greco-Ro...
Series: The Open Yale Courses Series
Paperback: 464 pages
Publisher: Yale University Press; Original edition (April 24, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1.2 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 190804
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“Dale Martin is a teacher par excellence. And his writing is even better.. I watched the on-line version of this course. The best on-line course I have ever taken. The book is his print version -- but better. He studies the New Testament in the co...”
an world in historical context and explains the place of Judaism within it. In the discussion of each New Testament book that follows, the author addresses theological themes, then emphasizes the significance of the writings as ancient literature and as sources for historical study. Throughout the volume, Martin introduces various early Christian groups and highlights the surprising variations among their versions of Christianity.