Bart's New Book
For your information, Bart Ehrman's new book, "The New Testament: A
Historical Introduction to the Early Christian Writings" is now out. (By OUP).
The Publication date is 1997 !
The chapters are
1- What is the New Testament? The Early Christians and their Literature
2- The World of Early Christian Traditions
3- The Traditions of Jesus in their greco-Roman Context
4- The Christian Gospels: A Literary and Historical Introduction
5- Jesus, the Suffering Son of God; The Gospel According to Mark
6- The Synoptic Problem and Its Significance for Interpretation
7- Jesus the Jewish Messiah: The Gospel According to Matthew
8- Jesus the Savior of the World: the Gospel According to Luke
9- Luke's Second Volume: The Acts of the Apostles
10- Jesus, the Man Sent from Heaven: The Gospel According to John
11- From John's Jesus to the Gnostic Christ
12- Jesus from Different Perspectives: Other Gospels in Early Christianity
13- The Historical Jesus: Sources, Problems and Methods
14- The Historian and the Problem of Miracle
15- Jesus the Apocalyptic Prophet
16- From Jesus to the Gospels
17- Paul the Apostle; the man and his Mission
18- Paul and his Apostolic Mission; Thessalonians as a test Case
19- Paul and the Crises of His Churches
20- The Gospel According to Paul
21- Does the Tradition Miscarry?
22- In the Wake of the Apostle
23- From Paul's Female Colleagues to the Pastor's Intimidated Women: The
Oppression of Women in early Christianity
24- Christians and Jews
25- Christians and Pagans
26- Christians and Christians
27- Christians and the Cosmos
28- Epilogue: Do we Have the Original New Testament?
The book has 421 pages, lots of illustrations, and appears to be excellent.
Perhaps many of the questions we have recently discussed are addressed here.
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