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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User Review  - cjsdg - LibraryThing

Excellent clear summary situating the NT in its history context. Bruce is restrained in his judgments, judicious in his acceptance or rejection of harmonizations, and writes quite well. Jewish ... Read full review

User Review  - NotAFanOfDamagedGoods - Christianbook.com

Excellent book! The content has been excellent. A corner of the book was crimped. Better packaging would eliminate damaged products. 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.