New Testament History: Its Religious, Political, and Philosophical Context

Editor/Author Bruce, F.F.
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Kingsley Books, Inc

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ISBN: 978-1-912149-14-8
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This highly acclaimed book provides a wealth of fascinating information on the Roman and Jewish background of the New Testament, the life of Jesus, and the history of the early church.

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Table of Contents

  • Publisher's Introduction
  • Preface
  • Principal Abbreviations
  • 1. From Cyrus to Augustus
  • 2. The Herodian Succession
  • 3. Judaea Under Roman Governors
  • 4. The Philosophical Schools
  • 5. The High Priests
  • 6. Hăsīdīm, Pharisees and Sadducees
  • 7. The Essenes
  • 8. The Zealots
  • 9. The Qumran Community
  • 10. The Messianic Hope
  • 11. Judaism at the Beginning of the Christian Era
  • 12. John the Baptist
  • 13. Jesus and the Kingdom of God
  • 14. Jesus and the Kingdoms of the World
  • 15. Trial and Execution of Jesus
  • 16. The Primitive Jerusalem Church
  • 17. Stephen, Philip and the Hellenists
  • 18. Paul: The Early Years
  • 19. Crisis Under Gaius
  • 20. Herod Agrippa, King of the Jews
  • 21. Early Gentile Christianity
  • 22. The Jerusalem Decree
  • 23. Claudius and Christianity
  • 24. Macedonia and Achaia
  • 25. End of the Aegean Mission
  • 26. Judaea: The Later Procurators
  • 27. Paul: The Last Phase
  • 28. End of Church and Temple in Jerusalem
  • 29. Christianity in Rome
  • 30. Christianity at the End of the New Testament Period
  • Bibliography
  • F.F. Bruce
  • Other Books by F.F. Bruce