From Jesus to Christianity: How Four Generations of Visionaries & Storytellers Created the New Testament and Christian Faith

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Harper Collins, Oct 25, 2005 - Religion - 528 pages
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The Story of the New Testament and Christian Origins
 

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Review: From Jesus to Christianity: How Four Generations of Visionaries and Storytellers Created the New Testament and Christian Faith

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

historical context for the writings in the new testament. political upheaval and religious sectarianism. would have given 5 stars but he stopped well before i was done! where do i pick up the thread and follow the canonization of the entire new testament! really interesting stuff! Read full review

Review: From Jesus to Christianity: How Four Generations of Visionaries and Storytellers Created the New Testament and Christian Faith

User Review  - Juli Sarris - Goodreads

Well written discussion and analysis of the early years of Christianity. I learned a lot, and I greatly enjoyed the book. Read full review

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Contents

Part
4
chapter
11
chapter three
40
chapter four
67
Part
93
chapter
117
Paul
143
chapter eight
169
chapter eleven
259
Part Four
291
chapter thirteen
324
Legitimacy and Order
355
Part Five
381
chapter sixteen
407
chapter seventeen
439
Notes
459

Part Three
215
chapter
239
Index of Ancient Writings
493
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About the author (2005)

L. Michael White is Ronald Nelson Smith Chair in Classics and Christian Origins and the director of the Institute for the Study of Antiquity and Christian Origins at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of From Jesus to Christianity and has been featured in and co-written two award-winning PBS Frontline documentaries.

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