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The Life and Teachings of the New Testament Apostles: From the Day of Pentecost Through the Apocalypse (Life & Teachings #4)

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What impact did conversion to the gospel have for first century Gentiles?
How were the words of Jesus transmitted prior to the writing of the Gospels?
How do the epistles from Peter and John relate to those from Paul?
How can we know what messages the book of Revelation has for us today?

If you’ve wondered about such questions, you’ll value the answers in this book. A follow-u
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Hardcover, 448 pages
Published September 8th 2010 by Deseret Book
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Bev
This book is a series of essays by BYU professors. Excellent up to date inforation, recent findings, covering not just the apostles but the Church as a whole and how the apostasy came about. I was amazed to learn the early Christian Church was much bigger than I thought and that persecution was only a minor reason for it's demise. Surprised to read specifics of the apostasy in the letters of Paul and others. Great detail on what the early church was like, worldly temptations, and influende of Ch ...more
Monk
Very solid collection of essays relating to the New Testament and the first and second century churches. I actually wasn't expecting as much post-NT content as there was, and I learned quite a bit from that material.

These types of collections have been a mainstay of LDS religious scholarship, rather than one full book written by an individual, and usually the articles are a mixed bag...some great, some lousy, and several off-topic that appear to have been published as a result of a lost bet by
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Steven
Ok, I'm not gonna talk about the book for a minute- but the artwork on the cover.

It's an incredibly striking painting. I absolutely adore it.

I'm named for Saint Stephen (though spelled different because my mother was annoyed by all the English people who insisted to her that Americans spell it wrong) and have always enjoyed his story of diligence in the face of overwhelming danger. He was martyred yet faced his fate without fear.

This art manages to encapsulate all of this.

The book is brillia
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Amy
Doing some research for Sunday School. Learned a lot of stuff. The Gospels weren't written until 30 + years after the death of Christ. Paul was an apostle, one of the twelve, but no one knows exactly when he was ordained. The church organization in the first century A.D. was very similar to the church organization in our dispensation. Etc. Etc.
Lisa
Excellent essays giving insight and background while studying the New Testament epistles. I especially enjoyed the writings on how the apostasy happened so soon after Christ established His gospel on earth.
Larry
This has been a great series! I learned a lot!
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Dr. Richard Holzapfel is a Professor of Church History in the Religious Education Department at BYU. He attended BYU, Hebrew Union College, and the University of California, Irvine (B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.) emphasizing in Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish History, Ancient History. Dr. Holzapfel began teaching at Brigham Young University in 1993, and has taught in the Church History, Ancient Scripture, ...more
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