The century of the New Testament
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The century of the New Testament by E. M. Blaiklock

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Published by Inter-varsity Fellowship in London .
Written in English


  • Bible. N.T. -- History of contemporary events.

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Bibliography: p. 152. Bibliographical footnotes.

Statementby E. M. Blaiklock.
SeriesChristian books for the modern world
LC ClassificationsBS2410 .B55
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5906545M
LC Control Number64005903

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A history of the New Testament is made difficult by the relatively short time span covered by its books when compared with the millennium and more of history described by the Old Testament. There is less historical information in the New Testament than in the Old, and many historical facts about the church in the 1st century therefore must be.   The New Testament: 27 books in 5 categories. The New Testament books fall into five general categories: the Gospels, the single book of Acts, Paul’s letters to churches, Paul’s letters to church leaders, and a collection of letters sent . 61 rows  List of the Dates and Places of the New Testament Books. This chart shows a . The New Testament was not written all at once. The books that compose it appeared one after another in the space of fifty years, i.e. in the second half of the first century. Written in different and distant countries and addressed to particular Churches, they took some time to spread throughout the whole of Christendom, and a much longer time.

  Table I: Chronological overview. This table summarises the chronology of the main tables and serves as a guide to the historical periods mentioned. Much of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament may have been assembled in the 5th century BCE. The New Testament books were composed largely in the second half of the 1st century CE. The Deuterocanonical books fall .   All of the books of the New Testament were written within a lifetime of the death of Jesus of Nazareth. Not so the so-called “other gospels,” which were pseudepigraphical Gnostic works written years later. To date we have over Greek manuscripts of the New Testament, with an astounding million pages of biblical. The oldest manuscripts containing the whole New Testament are from the 4th century. The oldest known fragment of the New Testament is from the first half of the 2nd century, a copy of a passage from John's Gospel. New Testament manuscripts can be roughly dated on the basis of (1) the writing material and (2) the style of writing.   Merrill Tenney's New Testament Times thoroughly explores and explains the political, social, and cultural forces of the first century, allowing you a deeper understanding of the world in which the Christian church was born. You will find full-color photographs, maps, and charts throughout the book to help you visualize that world/5(14).

In New Testament times, the Roman government persecuted the Christians, and the Book of Revelation did for the Christians of that day what the Book of Daniel did for the Jews of an earlier date: assure those who were suffering for their faith that although the evil forces in the world were then in the ascendancy, the time was not far distant. Christian books for the modern world. Edition/Format: Print book: English: [1st ed.]View all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Bible. -- New Testament -- History of contemporary events. Bible. -- New Testament. History of contemporary events. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. The holy book used by the early Christians is the Jewish Bible, known to Christians now as the Old Testament ('testament' meaning in this context a covenant between God and man). But from the middle of the 1st century AD texts begin to be written which will later be gathered into a New Testament, representing the updated covenant revealed by. The Century of the New Testament Paperback – January 1, by E M Blaiklock (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, Import "Please retry" $ Author: E M Blaiklock.