New Testament history

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Doubleday, Jun 1, 1971 - History - 462 pages
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The first third of the book recounts the Roman and Jewish context, then fifty pages survey the lives of John and Jesus, and the last half is a history of the first two generations of the church. The best available treatment by an evangelical.--Christianity Today.

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This was a great read to accompany my reread of the Gospels and Acts. Its loaded with lots of information and gives a better perspective on names of the Roman rulers often mentioned and the conditions which the Gospel was originally preached. Read full review

Review: New Testament History

User Review  - David ST - Goodreads

This was a great read to accompany my reread of the Gospels and Acts. Its loaded with lots of information and gives a better perspective on names of the Roman rulers often mentioned and the conditions which the Gospel was originally preached. Read full review

Contents

From Cyrus to Augustus
1
The Herodian Succession
20
Judaea Under Roman Governors
32
Copyright

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About the author (1971)

Bruce was the Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester, England.