Summary: By combining analyses of the historical, cultural and literary features of Judaism and of the Greco-Roman world with careful examination of the writings that became known as the New Testament, this book offers direct insights into the origins of Christianity. The religious aspirations of the Mediterranean peoples, including Jews, are sketched, with detailed analyses of the early Christian writing, and more. Howard Clark Kee traces the history of the New Testament p ...show moreeriod, describes the literary origins of these writings, and discusses their content. He shows the social, cultural, and religious features of the world into which Jesus came. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 5TH 93
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