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01 July 2011

608 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780199757534

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The New Testament

A Historical Introduction to the Early Christian Writings

Fifth Edition

Bart D. Ehrman

Featuring vibrant full color throughout, the fifth edition of Bart D. Ehrman's highly successful introduction approaches the New Testament from a consistently historical and comparative perspective, emphasizing the rich diversity of the earliest Christian literature. Distinctive to this study is its unique focus on the historical, literary, and religious milieux of the Greco-Roman world, including early Judaism. The fifth edition offers a completely reworked chapter (2) on textual criticism, which now appears at the beginning of the book; "Take a Stand" boxes; expanded bibliographies; and new boxes on "Jesus and the Woman Taken in Adultery," "The Ending of Mark," and "The Laughing Jesus".