The New Testament: Its Background, Growth, and Content

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Abingdon, 1983 - Bible - 309 pages
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In this classic text, one of America's most widely respected New Testament scholars provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the New Testament in a straightforward and understandabe style, without distortion or oversimplification.

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This was a very good book and a great introduction into the New Testament as history. I couldn't give it 5 stars as it seems as if it was trying to give too much information in a short textbook. That ... Read full review

Review: The New Testament: Its Background Growth and Content

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This was a very good book and a great introduction into the New Testament as history. I couldn't give it 5 stars as it seems as if it was trying to give too much information in a short textbook. That ... Read full review

Contents

THE POLITICAL AND SOCIAL BACKGROUND
17
THE CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS BACKGROUND
34
THE PHILOSOPHICAL AND RELIGIOUS BACKGROUND
61
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About the author (1983)

Bruce M. Metzger is the George L. Collord Professor of New Testament Language and Literature Emeritus at Princeton Theological Seminary. A past president of the Society of Biblical Literature and the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, he has made valuable contributions to the areas of textual criticism, philology, paleography, and translation.

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