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Harry Angus Alexander Kennedy Collection (6 vols.)
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Overview

A seminal theological scholar in the history of early Christianity, Harry Angus Alexander Kennedy’s body of work is an indispensible contribution to Biblical exegesis. Beginning with the history behind the linguistic framework adopted by early Christian writers to convey their new ideas, Kennedy’s fascinating research then vividly chronicles the lives of these writers as they traverse through uncertain terrain with their newfound knowledge.

Primarily centered on Paul, this 6-volume collection brings together some of the most exciting erudition on the beginnings of Christianity.

Key Features

  • Perfect for students, professors, and pastors
  • Each volume has a detailed table of contents and index
  • Each book is prefaced by the author

Individual Titles

Sources of New Testament Greek

  • Author: Harry Angus Alexander Kennedy
  • Publisher: T. & T. Clark
  • Publication Date: 1895
  • Pages: 172

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Alternately titled The Influence of the Septuagint on the Vocabulary of the New Testament, Kennedy’s fascinating book explores the influence of language from the Old Testament to the New. Burrowing into the Hebrew and Greek translations, Kennedy demonstrates the connection between the earliest Christian writers, dependant on the Septuagint for a linguistic framework, and the language used to explain the new faith and complicated theological ideas unheard of at that time.

Theology of the Epistles

  • Author: Harry Angus Alexander Kennedy
  • Publisher: C. Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1920
  • Pages: 267

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A comprehensive examination of the Epistles, Kennedy organizes his theological analysis around the letters of St. Paul. Divided into three sections, Paulinism, Early Christian Thought Independent of Paulinism, and the Theology of the Developing Church, Kennedy’s spirited inquiry is absorbing in its historical and Biblical acumen.

St. Paul’s Conceptions of the Last Things

  • Author: Harry Angus Alexander Kennedy
  • Publisher: A. C. Armstrong
  • Publication Date: 1904
  • Pages: 370

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A concentrated and profound immersion into St. Paul’s eschatological standpoint, H.A. A. Kennedy examines the progression of Paul’s theological outlook and its many misunderstandings. Drawn from lectures that Kennedy gave at The University of Edinburgh, this compelling work demonstrates Paul’s conception of the Last Things, and how the importance of this understanding organized his religious thoughts.

Philo’s Contribution to Religion

  • Author: Harry Angus Alexander Kennedy
  • Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
  • Publication Date: 1919
  • Pages: 245

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Essential for understanding early Christianity, Philo’s history and writings prove crucial to developing a complete picture of this paramount epoch. Kennedy takes the inspiring journey through Philo’s work and conversion, letting Philo’s exaltation of God lead the way. An exciting and influential work, Kennedy’s examination of Philo is a deeply interesting quest into a substantial presence in the history of Christianity.

Vital Forces of the Early Church

  • Author: Harry Angus Alexander Kennedy
  • Publisher: Student Christian Movement
  • Publication Date: 1920
  • Pages: 160

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An in-depth study of the early growth of the Church, Kennedy’s Vital Forces charts the progression of the gospel and the men who carried forth the good news. Focusing on the relationship between early Christianity and Judaism and the Divine purpose these men felt in their mission, Kennedy’s elucidating narrative captures this monumental epoch with striking acuteness.

St. Paul and the Mystery Religions

  • Author: Harry Angus Alexander Kennedy
  • Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
  • Publication Date: 1913
  • Pages: 344

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An invaluable book of exceptional history, H. A. A. Kennedy identifies and examines the relationship of Pauline theology and the religious cults that co-existed in the Roman Empire. A revealing exploration of the religious atmosphere Paul found himself proclaiming the Gospel in, it catalogs the various religious communities Paul visited and deciphers the beliefs and customs practiced therein.

Product Details

  • Title: Harry Angus Alexander Kennedy Collection (6 vols.)
  • Author: Harry Angus Alexander Kennedy
  • Volumes: 6
  • Pages: 1,558

About Harry Angus Alexander Kennedy

Harry Angus Alexander Kennedy was born in Dornoch, Sutherland in 1866. He was a minister in the town of Callander, Scotland for eight years after studying theology at the University of Edinburgh. He went on to lecture at several universities before returning to Edinburgh to take up the chair of New Testament language and literature at New College. He published a number of critical theological books before his death in 1934.