The Studies of the New Testament and Its World series reflects a serious examination of the concerns and topics surrounding the first-century Christians and early Christian writings. In this series, the authors establish a firm foothold in early church studies with impactful research on such topics as Christian identity formation, the social background of the ancient world, Paul’s cosmology, and the early church’s use of baptism. Seminary students will find these scholarly and well-researched books challenging and thought-provoking, as will pastors and lay-persons interested in early Christianity.
With very recent studies and top scholarship in the field of ancient Christianity, this collection plugs you into the world of the earliest Christian writers and their audiences. See how the New Testament interrupted the world around it by studying the social and rhetorical lenses through which the New Testament and early theology was received.
In the Logos editions, volumes from the Studies of the New Testament and Its World are enhanced by amazing functionality. Scripture citations link directly to English translations—as do citations to early church documents such as the Didache and the Shepherd of Hermas—and important historical, theological, or original-language terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.