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FREE DOWNLOAD Ò New Testament History A Narrative Account FREE READ Ü DUGISITS.CO.ZA ó Ben Witherington III READ & DOWNLOAD New Testament History A Narrative Account Problem A well known expert on the social situation of the New Testament Ben Witherington offers an engaging look into the world that gave birth to the Christian faith I found this an engaging read particularly the sections giving the background history to the New Testament It s a very accessible book for understanding the New Testament in it s historical context

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FREE DOWNLOAD Ò New Testament History A Narrative Account FREE READ Ü DUGISITS.CO.ZA ó Ben Witherington III READ & DOWNLOAD New Testament History A Narrative Account Essential to an understanding of the New Testament is a comprehension of the individuals events and social movements that shaped the setting from which Jesus and his f The book is an intellectually stimulating walk through the New Testament The author gives his view of each book in the New Testament and places them on a timeline which often runs counter to what I have learned His view of the gospels is uite traditional but the ordering of Paul s letters places Galatians as the earliest letter while the so called prison letters would be written from Rome He thinks that Paul went on to Spain and two years later went back to Rome where he was to be beheaded in Nero s campaign against the Christians On the whole you could say that Witherington almost never believes the redaction theorists and thinks that almost all Paul s letters were written by Paul and he gives plausible although contestable reasons for his viewsTheologically ben Witherington argues for the virgin conception of Jesus and the plausibility of an honest account of the resurrection He thinks the beloved disciple was a Jerusalem Jew and not one of the twelve He believes there was a but is a bit weak as to what he really thinks about itThe book is packed with interesting historical information in a narrative form that starts with Alexander the Great and stops with Domitian i AD 96 It follows the New Testament history chronologically with the birth of Jesus Christ giving background information as the need arises This makes for some reiterationsWitherington relies on very few sources constantly referring to the same books Often he relies on his own earier and impressive production and in that respect one could see the book as a spin off from his real research One misses a bibliographyAt times the author becomes elouent with alliterations and other rhetorical elements which feel oddly out of place in a scientific account but then again he favors a rhetorical approach to the New Testament

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FREE DOWNLOAD Ò New Testament History A Narrative Account FREE READ Ü DUGISITS.CO.ZA ó Ben Witherington III READ & DOWNLOAD New Testament History A Narrative Account Ollowers emerged Unfortunately many accounts by historians can leave readers feeling overwhelmed and confused New Testament History provides a worthy solution to this This book is an excellent resource for understanding the background and context of the New Testament It s very interesting and highly readable I highly recommend it

  • Paperback
  • 430
  • New Testament History A Narrative Account
  • Ben Witherington III
  • English
  • 04 August 2020
  • 9780801027697