Backgrounds of Early ChristianityEerdmans #ad - Having long served as a standard introduction to the world of the early church, Everett Ferguson's Backgrounds of Early Christianity has been expanded and updated in this third edition. New to this edition are revisions of ferguson's original material, of Gnosticism, and fresh discussions of first-century social life, updated bibliographies, and of the Dead Sea Scrolls and other Jewish literature.
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The Eucharistic Words of JesusHymns Ancient & Modern Ltd #ad - Dr jeremias argues that the historical truth can be detected beneath the traditions preserved in the New Testament about the Last Supper. It was a climax of a series of Messianic meals, this time a passover meal. Jesus himself abstained, in anticipation of the new Exodus, to be initiated by the breaking of his body and the outpouring of his blood, but at it the disciples received a share in the atoning power of their Lord's sufferings.
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Zondervan. Changes include:updated language for better readabilityscripture references now appear only in brackets at the end of a sentence or paragraph, helping you read the Bible as you would read any book―without the numbersA new authors’ prefaceRedesigned and updated diagramsUpdated list of recommended commentaries and resourcesCovering everything from translational concerns to different genres of biblical writing, How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth is used all around the world.
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Long unavailable, it is now reissued for a new generation of readers who will perhaps find it even more useful than did their predecessors. Joachim jeremias was professor of New Testament in the University of Gottingen and died in 1979. Joachim jeremias' the Parables of Jesus is a classic of twentieth-century New Testament scholarship.
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Capturing its brilliantly compact poetry and finely wrought, purposeful prose, Alter renews the Old Testament as a source of literary power and spiritual inspiration. Featuring alter’s generous commentary, which quietly alerts readers to the literary and historical dimensions of the text, this is the definitive edition of the Hebrew Bible.
The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary Vol. Three-Volume Set #ad - Used book in Good Condition. A masterpiece of deep learning and fine sensibility, now complete, Robert Alter’s translation of the Hebrew Bible, reanimates one of the formative works of our culture.3 maps Zondervan.