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How New Is The New Testament?: First Century Judaism and the Emergence of Christianity

Author: Donald A. Hagner.

How New Is The New Testament?: First Century Judaism and the Emergence of Christianity

Author: Donald A. Hagner.

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Item #: D32910
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
Publication Date: 2018
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 9781540960412
Were the four gospels and the letters of Paul a fulfillment of scripture, or a radical departure? Here Donald Hagner tackles the issue of how distinct early Christianity was from the first-century Judaism from which it emerged. Surveying the entire New Testament canon, Hagner determines that despite Christianity's thorough Jewishness, from the beginning it p... More
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Were the four gospels and the letters of Paul a fulfillment of scripture, or a radical departure? Here Donald Hagner tackles the issue of how distinct early Christianity was from the first-century Judaism from which it emerged. Surveying the entire New Testament canon, Hagner determines that despite Christianity's thorough Jewishness, from the beginning it possessed a dramatic newness that was an essential aspect of its early literature and the lives of believers.


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