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From Jesus to the New Testament: Early Christian Theology and the Origin of the New Testament Canon

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As the inaugural volume in the Baylor-Mohr Siebeck Studies in Early Christianity series, Jens Schroter's celebrated "From Jesus to the New Testament" is now available for the first time in English. Schroter provides a rich narrative to Christian history by looking back upon the theological forces that created the New Testament canon. Through his textual, historical, and ...more
Hardcover, 431 pages
Published September 1st 2013 by Baylor University Press (first published June 30th 2007)
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This multifaceted work by Jens Schroter surveys a number of issues within the discussion of the emergence of the new testament in early Christianity. He sketches such issues such as the historical Jesus and social memory theory to the development of the New Testament canon within individual books.

Much of the work done here is an expression of methodology as opposed to concrete findings. But what was troubling is that in many cases Schroter excepted tenets of historical criticism without thorough
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