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The World That Shaped the New Testament

by Calvin J. Roetzel

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Published by Westminster John Knox Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid L. Tiede (Foreword)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7628133M
ISBN 100664224156
ISBN 109780664224158

Seven Events that Shaped the New Testament World, A Review. The New Testament (Ancient Greek: Ἡ Καινὴ Διαθήκη, transl. Hē Kainḕ Diathḗkē; Latin: Novum Testamentum) is the second part of the Christian biblical canon, the first being the Old New Testament discusses the teachings and person of Jesus, as well as events in first-century ians regard both the Old and New Testaments together as sacred.

The books of the New Testament were all written from during the first century A.D. or shortly thereafter. Most scholars would date the books of the New Testament from between the year 50 of the Common Era (50 A.D.), up to about A.D.   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/5(6).

Seven Events that Shaped the New Testament World is a useful, concise introduction to the world surrounding the New Testament. It focuses on seven key events in the centuries before and after Jesus. Carter enlightens readers about the beginnings of the Christian movement, showing how religious, political, and economic factors were interwoven in the fabric of the New Testament g New Brand: Baker Academic. Seven Events That Shaped the New Testament World - Ebook written by Warren Carter. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Seven Events That Shaped the New Testament World/5(2).


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In this book, Calvin Roetzel explores the social, political, religious, and intellectual environment of the New Testament writers.

The New Testament writings are the result of lively interaction between the early church writers and their world. Roetzel discusses these first-century writers and outlines the major realities they 5/5(1). He is the author of many books, including Matthew: Storyteller, Interpreter, Evangelist; John: Storyteller, Interpreter, Evangelist; The Roman Empire and the New Testament; Matthew and Empire; John and Empire; and Matthew and the Margins/5(18).

While you may not agree with everything written, this book is a very useful, concise introduction into the world surrounding the New Testament.

In this book, Dr. Carter helpfully intertwines religious, political, and economic factors that went into shaping the culture and society around the New Testament.

In New Testament times, the Roman government persecuted the Christians, and the Book of Revelation did for the Christians of that day what the Book of Daniel did for the Jews of an earlier date: assure those who were suffering for their faith that although the evil forces in the world were then in the ascendancy, the time was not far distant.

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/5(43).

Context. The New Testament is the second, shorter part of the Christian Bible. Unlike the Old Testament, which covers hundreds of years of history, the New Testament only covers several decades, and is a collection of the religious teachings and beliefs of Christianity.

The New Testament is not a single book written by one person, but, rather. My review of Seven Events that Shaped the New Testament World, by Warren Carter. Reading this book felt a little like watching Fawlty Towers.

In the British TV series Fawlty Towers, the viewer just anticipates what will go wrong next. The comedy is proportionate to the level of disaster, and in this hotel, disaster is everywhere - and frustratingly, Bazil Fawlty only makes it worse.

The world that shaped the New Testament. [Calvin J Roetzel] -- 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.

The World That Shaped the New Testament, Revised Edition Paper - Calvin J. Roetzel: Westminster John Knox Press 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 vie.

Seven Events That Shaped the New Testament World Paperback – Feb. 15 by Warren Carter (Author) out of 5 stars 17 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Amazon Price New from Used from /5(17). The Pharisees were a powerful force in 1st-century Judea. Early Christians shared several beliefs of the Pharisees, such as resurrection, retribution in the next world, angels, human freedom, and Divine Providence. After the fall of the Temple, the Pharisaic outlook was established in Rabbinic scholars speculate that Jesus was himself a Pharisee.

Leading New Testament scholar, Warren Carter, is known for providing student-friendly texts. This introduction to the world of the New Testament offers a “big picture” perspective and is logically and memorably organized around seven events.

Warren Carter, Seven Events that Shaped the New Testament World (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, ). I received Warren Carter’s new book Seven Events that Shaped the New Testament World for review from Baker Academic under the impression that this book was about events that shaped the world behind the New Testament, i.e.

the cultural matrix of the narrative we find in the. Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roetzel, Calvin J. World that shaped the New Testament. Atlanta: John Knox Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Calvin J Roetzel.

The Origins of the New Testament The holy book of the first Christians was the collection of Jewish writings that Christians call the Old particular the Greek translation of the Old Testament - the Septuagint - achieved a strong position among Christians.

Besides the Old Testament writings the early Christians valued oral tradition, which was of several types. What was the world--or, better, what were the worlds--in which early Christians lived? Seven Events that Shaped the New Testament World answers that question by highlighting seven key "events" in the seven or so centuries surrounding Jesus.

Here, from the table of contents, is what the book covers: 1. The Death of Alexander the Great. The revised edition of The World that Shaped the New Testament by Calvin J. Roetzel (Westminster John Knox, $) updates a terse guide to the political and religious climate of the Roman empire and the Jewish world.

Roetzel also includes chapters on Old Testament interpretation in Judaism and on "Demons and Holy Men.".