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The World of the New Testament

Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts

by Joel B. Green, Lee Martin McDonald

Compiled with the specialist knowledge of its authors, The World of the New Testament opens up the world Jesus and the Apostles inhabited.

    • Authors

      Joel B. Green +1

    • Book Format

      Paperback / softback

    • Publisher

      Baker Publishing Group

    • Published

      June 2017

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    Two respected senior scholars have brought together a team of distinguished specialists to introduce the Jewish, Hellenistic, and Roman history and culture relevant for understanding the New Testament and the early church.

    The book includes seventy-five photographs, fifteen maps, numerous tables and charts, illustrations, and bibliographies. All students of the New Testament will value this reliable, up-to-date, comprehensive textbook and reference volume on the New Testament world.


    1. Introduction Joel B. Green and Lee Martin McDonald
    2. New Testament Chronology Lee Martin McDonald Part 1: Setting the Context: Exile and the Jewish Heritage
    3. Exile Nicholas Perrin
    4. The Hasmoneans and the Hasmonean Era Larry R. Helyer
    5. The Herodian Dynasty Everett Ferguson
    6. Monotheism Nathan MacDonald
    7. The Scriptures and Scriptural Interpretation Lidija Novakovic Part 2: Setting the Context: Roman Hellenism
    8. Greek Religion Moyer V. Hubbard
    9. The Imperial Cult Nicholas Perrin
    10. Greco-Roman Philosophical Schools John T. Fitzgerald
    11. Civic and Voluntary Associations in the Greco-Roman World Michael S. Moore
    12. Economics, Taxes, and Tithes David J. Downs
    13. Slaves and Slavery in the Roman World S. Scott Bartchy
    14. Women, Children, and Families in the Greco-Roman World Lynn H. Cohick
    15. Education in the Greco-Roman World Ben Witherington III Part 3: The Jewish People in the Context of Roman Hellenism
    16. Temple and Priesthood David Instone-Brewer
    17. Jews and Samaritans Lidija Novakovic
    18. Pharisees, Sadducees, and Essenes Michelle Lee-Barnewall
    19. The Dead Sea Scrolls C. D. Elledge
    20. Prophetic Movements and Zealots James D. G. Dunn
    21. Apocalypticism Larry R. Helyer
    22. Synagogue and Sanhedrin Kenneth D. Litwak
    23. Jews in the Diaspora David A. deSilva
    24. Noncanonical Jewish Writings Daniel M. Gurtner
    25. Jewish Identity, Beliefs, and Practices Archie T. Wright
    26. Jewish Education Kent L. Yinger
    27. Healing and Healthcare Joel B. Green Part 4: The Literary Context of Early Christianity
    28. Reading, Writing, and Manuscripts E. Randolph Richards
    29. Pseudonymous Writings and the New Testament Lee Martin McDonald
    30. Literary Forms in the New Testament Thomas E. Phillips
    31. Homer and the New Testament Thomas E. Phillips
    32. Josephus and the New Testament Michael F. Bird
    33. Philo and the New Testament Torrey Seland
    34. Rabbinic Literature and the New Testament Bruce Chilton
    35. Early Canonical Christian Writings Nicholas Perrin Part 5: The Geographical Context of the New Testament
    36. Jesus Research and Archeology James H. Charlesworth
    37. Egypt John D. Wineland
    38. Palestine Thomas R. Hatina
    39. Syria, Cilicia, and Cyprus Mark Wilson
    40. The Province and Cities of Asia Paul Trebilco
    41. Galatia Mark Wilson
    42. Macedonia Gene L. Green
    43. Achaia Gene L. Green
    44. Rome and Its Provinces Thomas Hatina Additional Resources Money in the New Testament Era Lee Martin McDonald Measurements in the New Testament Era Lee Martin McDonald Glossary Joel B. Green and Lee Martin McDonald Indexes


    • Authors

      Joel B. Green +1

    • Book Format

      Paperback / softback

    • Publisher

      Baker Publishing Group

    • Published

      June 2017

    • Edition

      annotated edition

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    • Dimensions

      166 x 232 x 37 mm

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    • ISBN: 9780801098611

    • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

    • Release Date: June 2017

    • Weight: 864g

    • Dimensions: 166 x 232 x 37 mm

    • Eden Code: 4503631

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