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The New Testament History, Culture, and Society: A Background to the texts… (2019)

by Lincoln H. Blumell (Editor)

Other authors: Grant Adamson (Contributor), Terry B. Ball (Contributor), Daniel Becerra (Contributor), Daniel L. Belnap (Contributor), Lincoln H. Blumell (Contributor)37 more, Matthew L. Bowen (Contributor), David M. Calabro (Contributor), Jason R. Combs (Contributor), Luke Drake (Contributor), Mark D. Ellison (Contributor), Alan Taylor Farnes (Contributor), Nicholas J. Frederick (Contributor), John Gee (Contributor), Bryce Gessell (Contributor), Tyler J. Griffin (Contributor), Trevan G. Hatch (Contributor), Eric D. Huntsman (Contributor), Kent P. Jackson (Contributor), Frank F. Judd, Jr. (Contributor), D. Jill Kirby (Contributor), Seth S. Larsen (Contributor), Jared W. Ludlow (Contributor), Jan J. Martin (Contributor), Joshua M. Matson (Contributor), Daniel O. McClellan (Contributor), Robert L. Millet (Contributor), George A. Pierce (Contributor), Dana M. Pike (Contributor), Noel B. Reynolds (Contributor), David Rolph Seely (Contributor), Avram R. Shannon (Contributor), Andrew C. Skinner (Contributor), Andrew C. Smith (Contributor), Julie M. Smith (Contributor), Kristin H. South (Contributor), Gaye Strathearn (Contributor), Catherine Gines Taylor (Contributor), Michael R. Trotter (Contributor), Thomas A. Wayment (Contributor), John W. Welch (Contributor), Anita Cramer Wells (Contributor), Erik Odin Yingling (Contributor)

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Many readers access the New Testament only through translation and live in lands far removed geographically and culturally from first-century Judea and other parts of the Roman world where much of the New Testament is set. This volume with contributions from more than 40 specialist was written with Latter-day Saint readers in mind. Offering commentary, definitions and use of maps, tables and images. The contents are arranged chronologically but can also be explored topically, facilitated by a general index, as well as a citation index of scriptural and ancient sources… (more)
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Ball, Terry B.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Becerra, DanielContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Blumell, Lincoln H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Many readers access the New Testament only through translation and live in lands far removed geographically and culturally from first-century Judea and other parts of the Roman world where much of the New Testament is set. This volume with contributions from more than 40 specialist was written with Latter-day Saint readers in mind. Offering commentary, definitions and use of maps, tables and images. The contents are arranged chronologically but can also be explored topically, facilitated by a general index, as well as a citation index of scriptural and ancient sources

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JEWISH BACKGROUND OF THE NEW TESTAMENT
Between the Testaments: The History of Judea Between the Testaments of the Bible / Joshua M. Matson
The Law of Moses: An Overview / Daniel L. Belnap
Jerusalem, the Holy City: A Virtual Tour of the City in the New Testament Period / Tyler J. Griffin
The Temple of Herod / David Rolph Seely
Messianism and Jewish Messiahs in the New Testament Period / Trevan G. Hatch
Jewish Hermeneutics in the New Testament Period / Matthew L. Bowen
The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament / Dana M. Pike
Rabbinic Literature and the New Testament / Avram R. Shannon

GRECO-ROMAN BACKGROUND OF THE NEW TESTAMENT
Judea as a Roman Province, AD 6-66 / Michael R. Trotter
Roman Law Relating to the New Testament / John W. Welch
Greco-Roman Philosophy and the New Testament / Bryce Gessell
Greco-Roman Religion and the New Testament / Grant Adamson
The Cares of this World: Roman Economics and the New Testament / John Gee
The First Jewist Revolt Against Rome / Jared W. Ludlow

JESUS AND THE GOSPELS
The Life of Jesus of Nazareth: An Overview / Andrew C. Skinner
The Mediator of the New Covanant / Robert L. Millet
The Synoptic Gospels: Matthew, Mark and Luke / Alan Taylor Farnes
The Gospel of John / Eric D. Huntsman
Noncanonical Gospels / Jason R. Combs
The Atonement / Noel B. Reynolds
The Crucifixion / Gaye Strathearn
The Resurrection / Julie M. Smith

THE APOSTLE PAUL, GENERAL EPISTLES, AND REVELATION
The Life of the Apostle Paul: An Overview / Nicholas J. Frederick
The Epistles of the Apostle Paul: An Overview / Frank F. Judd Jr.
Hebrews and the General Epistles: Hebrews, James, 1-2 Peter, 1-3 John, and Jude / Lincoln H. Blumell, Frank F. Judd Jr., George A. Pierce
The Book of Revelation: Following the Lamb / D. Jill Kirby

NEW TESTAMENT ISSUES AND CONTEXTS
Understanding the Physical and Metaphysical Geography of the New Testament / George A. Pierce
The Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament / Daniel O. McClellan
Women and the World of the New Testament / Catherine Gines Taylor
Family, Marriage, and Celibacy in the New Testament / Mark D. Ellison
Nonverbal Communication in the New Testament / David M. Calabro
Ritualized Prostration in the New Testament / Andrew C. Smith
Worship and Ritual Practice in the New Testament / Erik Odin Yingling
Baptism in the New Testament / Seth S. Larsen
Plants in the New Testament / Terry B. Ball
Clothing and Textiles in the New Testament / Kristin H. South, Anita Cramer Wells

THE TEXT OF THE NEW TESTAMENT
Textual Criticism and the New Testament / Thomas A. Wayment
The King James Translation of the New Testament / Lincoln H. Blumell, Jan J. Martin
The Greek New Testament Text of the King James Version / Lincoln H. Blumell
Joseph Smith's Translation of the New Testament / Kent P. Jackson
The New Testament in the Doctrine and Covenants / Nicholas J. Frederick

AFTER THE NEW TESTAMENT
Christianity in the Second Century / Luke Drake
The Canonization of the New Testament / Daniel Becerra
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