Ancient Texts for New Testament Studies: A Guide to the Background Literature

Ancient Texts for New Testament Studies: A Guide to the Background Literature

by Craig A. Evans
     
 

One of the daunting challenges facing the New Testament interpreter is achieving familiarity with the immense corpus of related literatures. Scholars and students alike must have a fundamental understanding of the content, provenance, and utility for New Testament interpretation of a wide range of pagan, Jewish, and diversely Christian documents. This thoroughly…  See more details below

Overview

One of the daunting challenges facing the New Testament interpreter is achieving familiarity with the immense corpus of related literatures. Scholars and students alike must have a fundamental understanding of the content, provenance, and utility for New Testament interpretation of a wide range of pagan, Jewish, and diversely Christian documents. This thoroughly revised and significantly expanded edition of Noncanonical Writings and New Testament Interpretation examines a vast range of ancient literature, masterfully distilling details of date, language, text, and translation into an eminently usable handbook. Craig Evans evaluates the materials' relevance for interpreting the New Testament and provides essential biographies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801048425
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
1,413,226
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.60(d)

Meet the Author

Craig A. Evans (PhD, Claremont Graduate University) isJohn Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins at Houston Baptist University in Houston, Texas. He is a frequent contributor to scholarly journals and the author or editor of numerous publications.

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