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The World That Shaped the New Testament, Revised Edition
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Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date:
11/30/2002
ISBN:
9780664224158
Pages:
176
Trim Size
6x9
Product Type:
Paper

In this book, Calvin Roetzel explores the social, political, religious, and intellectual environment of the New Testament writers. Roetzel maps the major features of the first-century landscape so that the student may be able to view the whole, and through the whole gain new perspective on and insight into each part. Now updated with the most current scholarship and with revisions taking into account archeological findings, this is the best available introduction to the subject.

Expanded materials include discussion of the social structure of Roman society, political dimensions of Pharisaism, Hellenistic religious expression, the Jewish Diaspora, the influence of the Septuagint on the Gospel writers and Paul, and women in antiquity. Pictures are integrated into the text at relevant points, the end of each chapter contains suggestions for further reading, and there is also a current and comprehensive bibliography of topics and authors.

Calvin J. Roetzel is Sundet Professor Emeritus of New Testament Studies at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities in Minneapolis. A noted authority on Paul, he is the author of several books, including Paul—A Jew on the Margins and The World That Shaped the New Testament, published by Westminster John Knox Press.


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Southwestern Journal of Theology (Vol. 46, No. 3, Summer 2004) "[A] wealth of information to give any reader a better understanding of the world of the NT."
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