Presenting a thorough sampling of the myriad of scholarly thought on New Testament backgrounds, this volume collects essays from the renowned Journal for the Study of the New Testament. Contributors include T. Ewald Schmidt (“Hostility to Wealth in Philo of Alexandria”), Klyne R. Snodgrass (“Streams of Tradition Emerging from Isaiah 40.1-5 and their Adaptation in the New Testament”), John G. Nordling (“Onesimus Fugitivus: A Defense of the Runaway Slave Hypothesis in Philemon”), and many others.
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- Title: New Testament Backgrounds
- Authors: Stanley E. Porter and Craig A. Evans
- Publisher: Sheffield
- Publication Date: 1997
- Pages: 335
About the Authors
Craig A. Evans received his Ph.D. from Claremont. He is Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament, Acadia Divinity College Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Stanley E. Porter is Principal, Dean and Professor of New Testament, McMaster Divinity College, Canada.