Last edited by Garn
Friday, May 8, 2020 | History

3 edition of Christianity in the Greco-Roman world found in the catalog.

Christianity in the Greco-Roman world

Moyer V. Hubbard

Christianity in the Greco-Roman world

a narrative introduction

by Moyer V. Hubbard

  • 240 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Hendrickson Publishers in Peabody, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Epistles of Paul -- Social scientific criticism,
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Social scientific criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementMoyer V. Hubbard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2650.52 .H83 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 320 p. :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24116570M
    ISBN 109781565636637
    LC Control Number2009032075
    OCLC/WorldCa430054679

    - The Greco-Roman World Overview. Knowledge of historical context is crucial to understanding the New Testament. Alexander the Great, in his conquests, spread Greek culture throughout the Mediterranean world. This would shape the structure of city-states, which would share characteristically Greek institutions, such as the gymnasium and the. Book Description: Essays that broaden the historical scope and sharpen the parameters of competitive discourses. Scholars in the fields of late antique Christianity, neoplatonism, New Testament, art history, and rabbinics examine issues related to authority, identity, and change in religious and philosophical traditions of late antiquity.

      Among the Gentiles: Greco-Roman Religion and Christianity By Luke Timothy Johnson Yale, pages, $ It is generally recognized that early Christian thinkers drew on the philosophical traditions of the world in which they lived. A good example is the appropriation of the cardinal virtues: prudence, justice, courage, and temperance.   Once again, Christianity looks considerably different than most other religions in the Greco-Roman world. Although there were similarities to some mystery religions, the early Christians developed out of their Jewish foundations a distinctly different kind of religion in the Roman world.

    The book of J. Jeffers is an attempt to offer to the non-scholar and to the scholar student of the New Testament a thorough picture of the Greco-Roman societies in the New Testament era, which the writer identifies with the first century A.D/5(2).   Atheists Want a World Without Christianity. Here's How It Would Look begins the book by looking at the world before Christianity. He cites ancient letters and historical records by non-Christian civilians and historians to paint a world where Greco-Roman gods often were seen as the source of harm and suffering, a fourth of the population.


Share this book
You might also like
16th annual Daily Worker dinner ... March 29th, 1945.

16th annual Daily Worker dinner ... March 29th, 1945.

Journal of the Ex Libris Society.

Journal of the Ex Libris Society.

Two-up

Two-up

Geomorphology, flood-plain tailings, and metal transport in the upper Clark Fork Valley, Montana

Geomorphology, flood-plain tailings, and metal transport in the upper Clark Fork Valley, Montana

Sport in society

Sport in society

Scottish steam in colour

Scottish steam in colour

St Stephens

St Stephens

Impact of the Freedom of information act and the Privacy act on intelligence activities

Impact of the Freedom of information act and the Privacy act on intelligence activities

Internships

Internships

Green-kirtled spring.

Green-kirtled spring.

laboratory/liberatory course in the philosophy of education

laboratory/liberatory course in the philosophy of education

The Social & political ideas of some English thinkers of the Augustan Age, A.D. 1650-1750

The Social & political ideas of some English thinkers of the Augustan Age, A.D. 1650-1750

Christianity in the Greco-Roman world by Moyer V. Hubbard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Christianity in the Greco-Roman World: A Narrative Introduction Paperback – January 1, by Moyer Hubbard (Author) out of 5 stars 8 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Cited by: 2. In The Greco-Roman World of the New Testament Era James Jeffers provides an informative and scenic tour of daily life during the time of Jesus and the apostles. He affords "you-are-there" glimpses of everything from legal codes to dinner foods, from social hierarchy to apartment living, from education to family by: Throughout the book Hubbard has sidebar quotations from ancient writings to help students become familiar with the first-century Greco-Roman world.

Focusing on what life Christianity in the Greco-Roman world book have been like in the major Greco-Roman cities, particularly Corinth, Hubbard notes how. Background becomes foreground in Moyer Hubbard's creative introduction to the social and historical setting for the letters of the Apostle Paul to churches in Asia Minor and Europe.

Christianity in the Greco-Roman World begins each major section with a brief narrative featuring a fictional character in one of the great cities of that era.

Then he elaborates on various aspects of the cultural Pages: Understanding the sociological setting for New testament in Asia Minor and Europe-the Greco Roman World-is essential for correctly interpreting the letter of Paul. Hubbard address the realms of religion and superstition, of education and philosophy, of the urban society, and of the family.

Each major section begins with a brief fictional tale, followed by description of the cultural setting 5/5(1). Start studying Christianity in the Greco Roman World. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Christianity in the Greco-Roman World would be a good text to use in any introductory course on the New Testament and its social world, both on the undergraduate and graduate levels. —Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. The author has a wide-ranging knowledge of the field, and this book includes several good features, such as the.

Christianity in the Greco-Roman World (Book Notice) Nijay Gupta Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality!Author: Nijay Gupta. Understanding the sociological setting for the New Testament in Asia Minor and Europe--the Greco-Roman world--is essential for correctly interpreting the letters of Paul.

Hubbard addresses the realms of religion and superstition, of education and philosophy, of the urban society, and of the family. Each major section begins with a brief fictional tale, followed by descriptions of the cultural. In The Greco-Roman World of the New Testament Era James Jeffers provides an informative and scenic tour of daily life during the time of Jesus and the apostles.

He treats class and status, family and community, work and leisure, religion and organization, city and country, law and government, death and taxes, and epochal events of Roman history all while offering a 'you-are-there' glimpses.5/5(4). Christianity in the Greco-Roman World: A Narrative Introduction One challenge confronting every reader of the Bible is the encounter with a foreign culture.

Most American households own several Bibles and since it is so much a part of the fabric of society, it is easy to forget that the Bible was not written in the 20 th century.

"Why should someone interested in the New Testament study the history of the Greco-Roman world. This history is important because the key to understanding the New Testament is context. The various books of the New Testament were Great resource book for academic Christians wanting to understand the background of the society in which we received /5.

Christianity in the Greco-Roman World: A Narrative Introduction- "An excellent introduction to the Greco-Roman world that uses insights from the ancient Mediterranean cultural milieu to interpret the NT. A good text to use in any introductory.

My Top Five Books on the First-Century Greco-Roman World Everett Ferguson The book groups articles according to political history, intellectual and social developments, the impact of the. In The Greco-Roman World of the New Testament Era James Jeffers provides an informative and scenic tour of daily life during the time of Jesus and the apostles.

He affords "you-are-there" glimpses of everything from legal codes to dinner foods, from social hierarchy to apartment living, from education to family dynamics.5/5(7). Get this from a library. Christianity in the Greco-Roman world: a narrative introduction. [Moyer V Hubbard] -- Background becomes foreground in Moyer Hubbard's creative introduction to the social and historical setting for the letters of the Apostle Paul to churches in Asia Minor and Europe.

Hubbard begins. I would highly recommend Moyer Hubbard's book, "Christianity in the Greco-Roman World" to anyone who is wanting to study the backgrounds of the New Testament world or even if you just want to dip your toes into the culture that Christianity was born in.

The author has done a fantastic job communicating scholarly information of that culture in a /5(8). : The Greco-Roman World of the New Testament Era: Exploring the Background of Early Christianity () by Jeffers, James S. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().

The Greco-Roman World Period One – The Early and Medieval Church Judaism gave birth to Christianity in a Greco-Roman world where Christianity’s Jewish roots merged with the Roman imperial culture and Greek philosophical ideas to mold Christianity into the institution it became in the early Church and through the Middle-Ages.

Get this from a library. Christianity in the Greco-Roman world: a narrative introduction. [Moyer V Hubbard] -- An introduction to the social and historical setting for the letters of the Apostle Paul to churches in Asia Minor and Europe.

--from publisher description. In The Greco-Roman World of the New Testament Era James Jeffers provides an informative and scenic tour of daily life during the time of Jesus and the apostles. He affords "you-are-there" glimpses of everything from legal codes to dinner foods, from social hierarchy to apartment living, from education to family dynamics.Greco-Roman Jesus; Add this: Greco-Roman Jesus by Warren Carter.

As a Jewish figure, Jesus conducted his ministry in Galilee and Judea. These areas were not isolated from the wider world. They were influenced by the trade, culture, and political structures of the larger Greco-Roman world, though scholars debate to what extent.Christianity in the Greco Roman World is unlike any other book written on the New Testament as it combines narrative, historical description and extended reflection on specific issues from the text.

“I wanted a textbook that introduced students to the socio-historical background of .