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First Christians

Pentecost and the spread of Christianity

by Paul L. Maier

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Published by Harper & Row in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. N.T. Acts -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Bible. N.T. Epistles -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesPentecost and the spread of Christianity.
    StatementPaul L. Maier
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR165 .M26 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4261412M
    ISBN 100060653957
    LC Control Number81007119


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In this electrifying social and intellectual history, Paula Fredriksen answers this question by reconstructing the life of the earliest Jerusalem community. The early followers of Jesus were first called Christians at Antioch - that means followers of Christ, followers of the Messiah.

So what were they call before that. They were called The Way, and the new way because they lived differently. "Welcome the second edition of Wayne Meeks’ The First Urban Christians, a cutting-edge study of Paul’s letters back in Meeks locates Paul in the social milieu of the first century.

This paperback, updated with a new, brief four-page introduction and a supplementary bibliography is a must read if you missed the original edition. The first Christians did not want to live for themselves, just like Jesus.

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The first Christians to meet Muslims were not Latin-speaking Christians from the western Mediterranean or Greek-speaking Christians from Constantinople but rather Christians from northern Mesopotamia who spoke the Aramaic dialect of Syriac. Living under Muslim rule from the seventh century to the present, Syriac Christians wrote the first and most extensive accounts of Islam, describing a.

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Dunn Westminster John Knox Press, Louisville,pp.$, ISBN: For over two decades scholars on both sides of the Atlantic have been involved in. Buy The New Testament in its World: An Introduction to the History, Literature and Theology of the First Christians by NT Wright, Michael F. Bird (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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This enables our readers to see for themselves what the early church believed. | Page 1 of 1.The challenge, argues Hurtado, is not simply explaining how Jesus was seen as divine by early Christians, but rather the challenge is explaining the manner in which he was seen as divine.

Early Christians drew a sharp line between their worship of Jesus and .Of all the ancient writings, most scholars agree that the Old Testament of the Bible is the oldest of religious books. It was first written at BC through BC and the words were given by God to its writers.

In comparison, most others are relatively young. Koran or al-Qur'an (holy book of Islam) was written in AD.