Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 June 2015

608 Pages

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190203825

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The New Testament

A Historical Introduction to the Early Christian Writings

Sixth Edition

Bart D. Ehrman

New to this Edition:

  • An updated organization placing Acts after all of the Gospel chapters
  • A thoroughly rewritten and updated section on Gnosticism
  • A brief Introduction, "Why Study the New Testament?"
  • Twelve new text boxes on important issues ranging from "Key Figures in Israel's Past" to "New Testament Views of Slavery"
  • A new excursus on various approaches to studying the New Testament, including feminist, post-colonial, and liberationist perspectives
  • A new photo essay on the material remains of the "Cities and Roads of Paul"
  • An Ancillary Resource Center with instructor's resources and an updated Companion Website at featuring student resources

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