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Author Jeffers, James S., 1956-
Title The Greco-Roman world of the New Testament era [ebook] : exploring the background of early Christianity / James S. Jeffers
Published Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, ©1999
Descript 1 online resource (352 pages) : illustrations, maps
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 330-337) and indexes
Contents Historical background to the New Testament era -- Life & death in the first century -- The city in the Greco-Roman world -- Influences on Christian organization -- Religion in the Greco-Roman world -- Governing of the provinces & Palestine -- Tools of governance : finances, law & the military -- Social class & status in the empire -- Citizenship -- The Jews in the cities -- Slavery -- The family, women & education -- Provinces & cities of the New Testament era
Summary Provides a clear description of life in the time of Jesus and the apostles - Life and death in the first century - The city in the Greco-Roman world - Nature of ancient religion - The Greek gods - Gods of Rome - Roman attitudes towards religion in the New Testament era - Roman attitudes towards Christianity - Roman government of the provinces and Palestine during the second and third centuries
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Subject Bible. New Testament -- History of contemporary events
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600
Bible. New Testament.
Church history -- Primitive and early church.
History of contemporary events.
Romeinse oudheid.
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ISBN 9780830878024

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