The New Testament: Its Background, Growth, and Content
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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Likewise, II Maccabees throws light upon the development of doctrine among
Palestinian Jews during their struggle with the Seleucid dynasty. The author
makes it clear that he holds rather fully developed doctrines of Providence, of
In distinguishing the Pharisees from the Sadducees, Josephus enumerates
several doctrines held by the former and denied by the latter (Jewish War, u.viii.
14; Antiquities, xvm.i.3). They are the following: (a) The Pharisees held the
doctrine of ...
The central part of the letter is an exposition of the doctrine of justification by faith
alone (3:1-4:31). Lest any should imagine that this doctrine leads to a life of
indifference to the moral code, Paul concludes with certain practical applications
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This is an excellent book for those yearning to know more about the background of the New Testament. Bruce Metzger is an excellent teacher, knowledgeable and amply able to express exactly as he intends to do. I highly recommend this book to the student of the New Testament. Read full review
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This book is an excellent text introducing the primary ancient manuscripts of the New Testament and the history and rationale involved in the development of today's primary critical Greek texts. The ... Read full review
THE POLITICAL AND SOCIAL BACKGROUND
THE CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS BACKGROUND
THE PHILOSOPHICAL AND RELIGIOUS BACKGROUND
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