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

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User Review  - Linda - Goodreads

I tried several times to start this book and couldn't even get into the double digit pages. I suspect this would be a great read for any history enthusiasts out there but unless you are one of them ... Read full review


From Cyrus to Augustus
The Herodian Succession
Judaea Under Roman Governors

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