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The New Testament in its literary environment

This volume in the Library of Early Christianity examines the literary techniques that were common during the development of the New Testament, and how these techniques influenced Scripture.The Library of Early Christianity is a series of eight outstanding books exploring the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts in which the New Testament...
Print Book, English, ©1987
Westminster Press, Philadelphia, ©1987
Criticism, interpretation, etc
260 pages ; 24 cm.
9780664219123, 9780664250188, 0664219128, 0664250181
The genre of the Gospels : nonliterary and literary "parallels"
The Gospels as ancient biography and the growth of Jesus literature
Luke-Acts and ancient historiography
The generic features of Luke-Acts and the growth of Apostolic literature
Letters in the ancient world
Early Christian letters and homilies
The Apocalypse of John and ancient revelatory literature