The First Edition of the New Testament
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The First Edition of the New Testament

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This groundbreaking book argues that the New Testament is not the product of a centuries-long process of development. Its history, Trobisch finds, is the history of a book - an all-Greek Christian bible - published as early as the second century AD and intended by its editors to be read as a whole. Trobisch claims that this bible achieved wide circulation and formed the basis of all surviving manuscripts of the New Testament.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 184 pages
  • 142.24 x 218.44 x 17.78mm | 340.19g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195112407
  • 9780195112405
  • 1,643,909

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David Trobisch has written a short but important book on one of the most influential happenings in the history of Christianity: the putting together and issuing of the New Testament. * Theology * It is a fascinating enquiry and a strong case, beautifully argued. * Theology * This important book addresses a very interesting question which has never occurred to a lot of people ... There is plenty of meat for debate here. * Reviews in Religion & Theology * This is a very important piece of work. * Journal of Theological Studies * ... pioneering work ... promises to be a significant influence in the future study of the formation of the canon. * Novum Testamentum * Trobisch has presented a fascinating proposal that deserves a hearing in the academy and the church. * Chad Owen Brand, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary *show more

About David Trobisch

David Trobisch is internationally recognized for his work on the letters of Paul, the formation of the Christian Bible, and Biblical manuscripts.show more

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