History and Literature of Early Christianity

Thus, the Introduction presented here in its English version does not aspire to be an “Introduction” in the technical sense nor a “History of Early Christianity Literature” which treats the scholarship, date, integrity, and literary ...

History and Literature of Early Christianity

This work has established itself as a classical text in the field of New Testament studies. Written in a readable, non-technical style, it has become an indispensable textbook and reference for teachers, students, clergy, and the educated layperson interested in a scholarly treatment of the New Testament and its background in the Judaic and Greco-Roman world.

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History and Literature of Early Christianity
Language: en
Pages: 399
Authors: Helmut Koester
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-23 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

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Language: en
Pages: 580
Authors: Pierre De Labriolle
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up-to-date findings and
History of the World Christian Movement
Language: en
Pages: 455
Authors: Dale T. Irvin, Scott Sunquist
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-10 - Publisher: A&C Black

This thorough, lucid, solidly researched book, the first of two volumes, charts the history of global Christianity.
Books and Readers in the Early Church
Language: en
Pages: 337
Authors: Harry Y. Gamble
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

This fascinating and lively book provides the first comprehensive discussion of the production, circulation, and use of books in early Christianity. It explores the extent of literacy in early Christian communities; the relation in the early church between oral tradition and written materials; the physical form of early Christian books;
The Gospels and Christian Life in History and Practice
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Richard Valantasis, Douglas K. Bleyle, Dennis C. Haugh
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-15 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

The Gospels And Christian Life reads the four canonical Gospels as handbooks for religious formation through communal practices. The book focuses on the communities that produced each gospel, the dynamic energy each gospel displays for creating and sustaining community life, the different interpretations of the person of Jesus, and the