The history of the Bible the making of the New Testament canon by Bart D. Ehrman

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Published by Teaching Co. in Chantilly, VA .

Written in English

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  • Criticism, interpretation,
  • Bible,
  • Introductions,
  • New Testament,
  • History

About the Edition

Presents a series of twelve lectures that provide an introduction to the New Testament for people who recognize or appreciate its cultural importance or have religious commitments to it. This course is historical and does not presuppose faith or deny faith. The four Gospels, the book of Acts, the 21 epistles and the book of Revelation are studied in terms of the factors which eventually produced them.

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Book details

StatementBart D. Ehrman
SeriesThe great courses, Great courses (DVD)
ContributionsTeaching Company
LC ClassificationsBS2361.3 .E47 2005
The Physical Object
Format[videorecording] :
Pagination2 videodiscs (360 min.)
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26937161M
ISBN 101598030752
ISBN 109781598030754

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