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The Resource The World of the New Testament : Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts, Joel B. Green, Lee Martin McDonald, editors

The World of the New Testament : Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts, Joel B. Green, Lee Martin McDonald, editors

Label
The World of the New Testament : Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts
Title
The World of the New Testament
Title remainder
Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts
Statement of responsibility
Joel B. Green, Lee Martin McDonald, editors
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A team of distinguished specialists introduces the Jewish, Hellenistic, and Roman backgrounds necessary for understanding the New Testament and the early church"--Publisher's summary
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
225.95
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS122
LC item number
.W67 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The World of the New Testament : Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts, Joel B. Green, Lee Martin McDonald, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 noncanonical Christian writings / Nicholas Perrin -- PART 5. THE GEOGRAPHICAL CONTEXT OF THE NEW TESTAMENT -- 36. Jesus research and archaeology / 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 R. Hatina -- 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
Control code
ocn795759475
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 616 pages
Isbn
9780801039621
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2013003341
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40022775322
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)795759475
Label
The World of the New Testament : Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts, Joel B. Green, Lee Martin McDonald, editors
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 noncanonical Christian writings / Nicholas Perrin -- PART 5. THE GEOGRAPHICAL CONTEXT OF THE NEW TESTAMENT -- 36. Jesus research and archaeology / 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 R. Hatina -- 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
Control code
ocn795759475
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 616 pages
Isbn
9780801039621
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2013003341
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40022775322
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)795759475

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