Earliest Christian History: History, Literature & Theology

Earliest Christian History: History, Literature & Theology


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Martin Hengel (1926-2009) was a historian of the early church and ancient Judaism. His influence extended through his many publications, research students, conference participation, and ecclesiastical work. His scholarly legacy was honoured by a conference at Tyndale House in July 2010 with a number of speakers from Germany, England, and the USA coming together to remember and honour their colleague with papers on topics that Martin Hengel spent his life exploring. The essays in this volume include biographical works by former students remembering him as both a teacher and Christian scholar. Thereafter, several essays on Christology, the Gospels, and Judaism and Early Christianity engage with his contribution to these areas. Also included in the collection are new translations of six of Martin Hengel's most important essays put into English for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783161517433
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
Publication date: 04/12/2012
Series: Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2.Reihe Series , #320
Pages: 681
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Michael F. Bird, Born 1974; 2005 PhD from University of Queensland (Australia); Lecturer in Theology and New Testament at Crossway College and Honorary Research Associate at the University of Queensland.Jason Maston, Born 1978; 2010 PhD from Durham University (England); Lecturer in New Testament at Highland Theological College UHI in Dingwall, Scotland.Martin Hengel, 1926-2009; 1959 Promotion; 1967 Habilitation; 1968-72 Professor fur Neues Testament in Erlangen; 1972-92 Professor fur Neues Testament und Antikes Judentum in Tubingen; Direktor des Instituts fur Antikes Judentum und hellenistische Religionsgeschichte in Tubingen; 1992 emeritiert.

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