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New Testament Times: Understanding the World of the First Century

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This popular guide to the first-century world is now available in full color. The correct and full interpretation of Scripture often depends on having an understanding of the culture in which the writers of the Bible lived. These men naturally spoke in the imagery and circumstances of their political and historical situations, and translating their words into our language ...more
Hardcover, 384 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by Baker Books (first published June 1965)
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Joshua Lawson
Oct 27, 2014 Joshua Lawson rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A concise overview of New Testament history. The serious student will want to go deeper, but this is a good place to start in understanding the times of Christ and the early church.
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Jul 29, 2008 Rick rated it really liked it
Very informational and accessible. It was a text for a class I took which usually means 'b o r i n g' yet it was anything but.
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This is an excellent book to get useful and understandable information regarding ancient Israel. For a novice like myself it helped me see scripture in a new light.
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