Dictionary of New Testament Background Hardback
A compendium of contemporary Biblical scholarship
by Craig A Evans;
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Dictionary of New Testament Background
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'The Dictionary of New Testament Background', takes full advantage of the flourishing study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and offers individual articles focused on the most important scrolls. In addition, the Dictionary encompasses the fullness of second-temple Jewish writings, whether pseudepigraphic, rabbinic, parables, proverbs, histories or inscriptions. Articles abound on aspects of Jewish life and thought, including family, purity, liturgy and messianism. The full scope of Greco-Roman culture is displayed in articles ranging across language and rhetoric, literacy and book benefactors, travel and trade, intellectual movements and ideas, and ancient geographical perspectives.
No other reference work presents so much in one place for students of the New Testament. Here an entire library of scholarship is made available in summary form. The Dictionary of New Testament Background can stand alone, or work in concert with one or more of its companion volumes in the series. Written by acknowledged experts in their fields, this wealth of knowledge of the New Testament era is carefully aimed at the needs of contemporary students of the New Testament. In addition, its full bibliographies and cross-references to other volumes in the series will make it the first book to reach for in any investigation of the New Testament in its ancient setting.
Dictionary of New Testament Background by Craig A Evans was published by Intervarsity Press in November 2000 and is our 21815th best seller. The ISBN for Dictionary of New Testament Background is 9780851119809.
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"It is probably true to say that never before has so much scholarship on the world of the first centuries of Christianity been summarised between the covers of one book. It will help many a teacher and some students to learn the significance of unfamiliar writings and ideas as well as throwing light on the texts of the New Testament and the writings of scholars about these extraordinary documents. Very highly recommended." Association of Christian Teachers
Details for Dictionary of New Testament Background
|Page last updated||3rd September 2016|
|Author / Artist||Craig A Evans|
|Publisher||Intervarsity Press (November 2000)|
|Editor||Craig A. Evans;Stanley E. Porter|
|Number of Pages||1360|