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Seven Events That Shaped the New Testament World

Seven Events That Shaped the New Testament World

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This useful, concise introduction to the worlds around the New Testament focuses on seven key moments in the centuries before and after Jesus. It enlightens readers about the beginnings of the Christian movement, showing how religious, political, and economic factors were interwoven in the fabric of the New Testament world.

Leading New Testament scholar Warren Carter has a record of providing student-friendly texts. This introduction offers a "big picture" focus and is logically and memorably organized around seven events, which Carter uses as launching pads to discuss larger cultural dynamics and sociohistorical realities that were in some way significant for followers of Jesus and the New Testament. Photos and maps are included.

Author: Warren Carter
Publisher: Baker Academic
Published: 02/15/2013
Pages: 184
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.60lbs
Size: 8.90h x 5.90w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9780801039164

Review Citation(s):
Choice 09/01/2013
Christian Century 10/16/2013 pg. 24

About the Author
Warren Carter (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary) is professor of New Testament at Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. He is the author of many books, including "Matthew: Storyteller, Interpreter, Evangelist"; "John: Storyteller, Interpreter, Evangelist"; "The Roman Empire and the New Testament"; "Matthew and Empire"; "John and Empire"; and "Matthew and the Margins."

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