The New Testament and Other Early Christian Writings

The New Testament and Other Early Christian Writings : A Reader

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This reader in early Christianity presents, all the writings known to have been produced by Christian authors during the first century of the church (30-130 AD). Along with the New Testament itself, there can be found non-canonical Gospels, Acts, Epistles, and Apocalypses, along with other significant Christian writings. Using up-to-date and readable translation and providing introductions to each text, this reader is aimed at the layperson, student and scholar alike - anyone interested in the New Testament and earliest more

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 19.8mm | 744.69g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195111923
  • 9780195111927

About Bart D. Ehrman

Bart D. Ehrman is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Widely recognized for his expertise in the textual criticism of the New Testament, he has published numerous books and articles on the literature and history of early Christianity, including his 1993 study The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture: The Effect of Early Christological Controversies on the Text of the New Testament (OUP). A popular teacher and lecturer, he is the editor of The New Testament in the Greek Fathers and co-editor of the Journal of Biblical Literature and New Testament Tools and more

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"At last! A coursebook that sets the New Testament documents in the context of other Christian literature from the same period. Ehrman's collection presents the New Testament in a truly 'historical' way and is a worthy companion to his The New Testament: A Historical Introduction to the Early Christian Writings. Ehrman's collection should obviate the need for professors of the New Testament to assign several books of documents for their courses."--Elizabeth A. Clark, Duke Universityshow more

Table of contents

CONTENTS Early Christian Gospels, The Gospel According to Matthew, The Gospel According to Mark, The Gospel According to Luke, The Gospel According to John, The Gospel of Thomas, The Gospel of Peter, The Infancy Gospel of Thomas, The Secret Gospel of Mark, Papyrus Egerton 2: The Unknown Gospel, The Gospel of Ebionites, The Gospel of the Nazareans, The Gospel According to the Hebrews, Early Christian Acts, The Acts of the Apostles, The Acts of Paul and Thecla, Early Christian Letters Attributed to Paul, The Letter to the Romans, The First Letter to the Corinthians, The Second Letter to the Galatians, The Letter the Ephesians, The Letter to the Colossians, The First Letter to the Thessalonians, The Second Letter to the Thessalonians, The First Letter to Timothy, The Second Letter to Titus, _ The Letter to Philemon, The Third Letter to the Corinthians, General Epistles and Other Early Christian Writings, The Letter to the Hebrews, The Letter of James, The Letter of First Peter, The Letter of Second Peter, The Letter of First John, The Letter of 2 John, The Letter of 3 John, The Letter of Jude, The Letter of 1 Clement, The Didache, The Letter of Ignatius to the Ephesians, The Letter of Ignatius to the Magnesians, The Letter of Ignatius to the Trallians, The Letter of Ignatius to the Romans, The Letter of Ignatius to the Philadelphians, The Letter of Ignatius to Polycarp, The Letter of Polycarp to the Philippians, The Letter of Barnabas, The Preaching of Peter, The Writing to Papias, Early Christian Apocalypses, The Revelation of John, The Shepherd of Hermas, The Apocalypse of Petershow more

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