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  • 676 Pages
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Publishing Company
  • Publication Date: 1987
  • ISBN: SFERGUEVBACKGROUNDSOFEARLYCH9780802822215

Backgrounds of Early Christianity

Ferguson, Everett

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Having long served as a standard introduction to the world of the early church, Everett Ferguson’s Backgrounds of Early Christianity has been expanded and updated in this third edition. The book explores and unpacks the Roman, Greek, and Jewish political, social, religious, and philosophical backgrounds necessary for a good historical understanding of the New Testament and the early church. New to this edition are revisions of Ferguson’s original material, updated bibliographies, and fresh discussions of first-century social life, of Gnosticism, and of the Dead Sea Scrolls and other Jewish literature.

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Having long served as a standard introduction to the world of the early church, Everett Ferguson’s Backgrounds of Early Christianity has been expanded and updated in this third edition. The book explores and unpacks the Roman, Greek, and Jewish political, social, religious, and philosophical backgrounds necessary for a good historical understanding of the New Testament and the early church. New to this edition are revisions of Ferguson’s original material, updated bibliographies, and fresh discussions of first-century social life, of Gnosticism, and of the Dead Sea Scrolls and other Jewish literature.

  • Cover Type:
  • 676 Pages
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Publishing Company
  • Publication Date: 1987
  • ISBN: SFERGUEVBACKGROUNDSOFEARLYCH9780802822215