Edmon L. Meade orient readers to each list with brief introductions and helpful notes, and they point readers to the most significant scholarly discussions. With a focus on the first four centuries, the volume supplies the full text of the canon lists in English translation alongside the original text, usually Greek or Latin, occasionally Hebrew or Syriac.
This authoritative work is an indispensable guide for students and scholars of biblical studies and church history. The book begins with a substantial overview of the history of the biblical canon, and an entire chapter is devoted to the evidence of biblical manuscripts from the first millennium. Despite the importance of these early lists of books, they have remained relatively inaccessible.
The Biblical Canon Lists from Early Christianity: Texts and Analysis #ad - The differences among these groups typically involve the Old Testament, as they mostly accept the same 27-book New Testament. The canon lists, in most cases, unambiguously report what the compilers of the lists considered to belong to the biblical canon. The bible took shape over the course of centuries, and today Christian groups continue to disagree over details of its contents.
God's Library: The Archaeology of the Earliest Christian ManuscriptsYale University Press #ad - They are three-dimensional archaeological artifacts with fascinating stories to tell, if we’re willing to listen. In this bold and groundbreaking book, brent Nongbri provides an up-to-date introduction to the major collections of early Christian manuscripts and demonstrates that much of what we thought we knew about these books and fragments is mistaken.
God's Library: The Archaeology of the Earliest Christian Manuscripts #ad - We have too often ignored the ways that the antiquities market obscures our knowledge of the origins of these manuscripts. While biblical scholars have expended much effort in their study of the texts contained within the earliest Christian manuscripts, there has been a surprising lack of interest in thinking about these books as material objects with individual, unique histories.
Through painstaking archival research and detailed studies of the most important collections of early Christian manuscripts, Nongbri vividly shows that the earliest Christian books are more than just carriers of texts or samples of handwriting.
A Survey of the Old TestamentZondervan Academic #ad - However, this goal is complicated by the fact that it was transmitted through a very different language and culture from our own. This full-color third edition of a widely acclaimed textbook has been expanded and redesigned in both text and graphical elements, making it even more beneficial. A survey of the old testament provides an indispensable guide for undergraduate students and other readers by exploring the literary, historical, and theological issues behind the Old Testament and its various books.
A Survey of the Old Testament #ad - For each old testament book, purpose, structure, message, the Survey addresses background information, and major themes. The text is enhanced throughout by maps, photos, timelines, and charts. The purpose of studying the Old Testament is to understand God and his redemptive work more fully. Chapters introducing each major section of the old testament are included, archaeology, as are chapters dealing with issues of interpretation, formation of the Old Testament canon, history, geography, and the Old Testament’s relationship to the New Testament.
Christianity at the Crossroads: How the Second Century Shaped the Future of the ChurchIVP Academic #ad - It was a time when Christianity stood at a crossroads. Michael kruger's introductory survey examines how christianity took root in the second century, how it battled to stay true to the vision of the apostles, and how it developed in ways that would shape both the church and Western culture over the next two thousand years.
2018 the gospel coalition book of the Year - History and Biography Christianity in the twenty-first century is a global phenomenon. And while its pathway was tenuous, Christianity was forming structures of leadership and worship, and a core of apostolic texts was emerging as authoritative. Christianity at the crossroads provides an accessible and informative look at the complex and foundational issues faced by an infant church still trying to determine its identity.
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But it was the challenges, obstacles, in many ways, and transitions faced by Christians in the second century that, would determine the future of the church for the next two millennia. But in the second century, its future was not at all certain. Initially christianity possessed little social or cultural influence and found itself fighting for its life.
Genesis: History, Fiction, or Neither?: Three Views on the Bible's Earliest Chapters Counterpoints: Bible and TheologyZondervan Academic #ad - Wenham: proto-HistoryKenton L. There is little doubt that in recent years the nature of the Genesis narrative has sparked much debate among Christians. Hoffmeier: Theological HistoryGordon J. Sparks: ancient historiographygeneral editor and Old Testament scholar Charles Halton explains the importance of genre and provides historical insight in the introduction and helpful summaries of each position in the conclusion.
Genesis: History, Fiction, or Neither?: Three Views on the Bible's Earliest Chapters Counterpoints: Bible and Theology #ad - . In the reader-friendly counterpoints format, this book helps readers to reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of each view and draw informed conclusions in this much-debated topic. This counterpoints volume introduces three predominant interpretive genres and their implications for biblical understanding.
Each contributor identifies their position on the genre of Genesis 1-11, addressing why it is appropriate to the text, and contributes examples of its application to a variety of passages. The contributors and views include:James K.
A New Approach to Textual Criticism: An Introduction to the Coherence-Based Genealogical Method Resources for Biblical Study 80SBL Press/DBG #ad - Features a clear explanation of how and why the text of the Greek New Testament is changing Step-by-step guidance on how to use the CBGM in textual criticism Diagrams, illustrations, and glossary of key terms. Examples from across the New Testament are used to show how the method works in practice. The result is an essential introduction that will be of interest to students, translators, commentators, and anyone else who studies the Greek New Testament.
A New Approach to Textual Criticism: An Introduction to the Coherence-Based Genealogical Method Resources for Biblical Study 80 #ad - After setting out the method's history, textual flow diagrams, separate chapters clarify its key concepts such as genealogical coherence, and the global stemma. This book offers the first full-length, student-friendly introduction to this important new method. An essential introduction for scholars and students of new testament greek with the publication of the widely used twenty-eighth edition of Nestle-Aland's Novum Testamentum Graece and the fifth edition of the United Bible Society Greek New Testament, a computer-assisted method known as the Coherence-Based Genealogical Method CBGM was used for the first time to determine the most valuable witnesses and establish the initial text.
Created in God's ImageEerdmans #ad - Created in God's Image #ad - Extensive bibliography, fully indexed. Suitable for seminary-level anthropology courses, yet accessible to educated laypeople. Hoekema discusses the implications of this theme, the teaching of philosophers and theologians through the ages, devoting several chapters to the biblical teaching on God's image, and his own theological analysis.
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Basics of Greek Accents: Eight Lessons with ExercisesZondervan Academic #ad - Basics of Greek Accents: Eight Lessons with Exercises #ad - Basics of greek Accents by John A. Lee is a compact, student-friendly, and practical guide to accents for students of both classical and biblical Greek. In eight simple lessons students will learn the basics of ancient Greek accentuation. Ideal for beginners who are just learning the language or for intermediate students who have learned some Greek but are unsure of their accents, this handy resource avoids theory and concentrates on taking the learner through the essentials in a natural sequence and reinforces learning by means of simple exercises.
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Christian TheologyBaker Academic #ad - Leading evangelical scholar Millard Erickson offers a new edition of his bestselling textbook, now substantially updated and revised throughout. Erickson's comprehensive introduction is biblical, moderate, contemporary, and fair to various positions, and it applies doctrine to Christian life and ministry.
Christian Theology #ad - This edition takes into account feedback from professors and students and reflects current theological conversations, with added material on the atonement, justification, and divine foreknowledge. William b Eerdmans Publishing Company. Baker Academic.
The Apostolic Fathers: Greek Texts and English TranslationsBaker Academic #ad - Isbn13: 9780801034688. Condition: New. William b Eerdmans Publishing Company. Tracking provided on most orders. This handsome and handy one-volume, thin-paper edition will be an essential resource for students and scholars and a joy to book lovers. In the textual apparatus, existing notes have been revised and expanded, and well over 200 new notes have been added.
The Apostolic Fathers: Greek Texts and English Translations #ad - Baker Academic. Introductions and bibliographies are generous and up to date. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Following the publication of his revised translations in The Apostolic Fathers in English, 3rd ed. A leading expert on these texts, michael Holmes, offers a thoroughly revised and redesigned bilingual edition, featuring Greek or Latin and English on facing pages.
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