Item description for Christian Beginnings: Word and Community from Jesus to Post-Apostolic Times by Jurgen Becker, Annemarie S. Kidder & Reinhard Krauss...
Overview "This work brings together the insights of a range of distinguished scholars on a fresh and important task . . . The work is sound, imaginative, and original" (Howard Clark Kee). Contributors include Christopher Burchard, Carsten Colpe, Karl Loening, John K. Riches, and others. Translation by Annemarie S. Kidder and Reinhard Krauss.
This book starts with a general introduction by Jurgen Becker, and continues with a study of the interaction of Jesus with the world around him by Christoph Burchard. Varieties of early Christianity are illuminated in an examination of the oldest Jewish-Christian community by Carsten Colpe; "The Circle of Stephen and Its Mission," by Karl Loning; and "Paul and His Churches," by Jurgen Becker. Starting from the gospels, John K. Riches explores "The Synoptic Evangelists and Their Communities." "Post-Pauline Christianity and Pagan society" are analyzed by Peter Lampe and Ulrich Luz. "Apocalyptic Currents" are reviewed by Ulrich B. Muller, and finally C. Kingsley Barrett delineates "Johannine Christianity."
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Library Journal - 07/01/1993
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.93" Width: 5.98" Height: 1.04" Weight: 1.12 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 1993
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664251951 ISBN13 9780664251956
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More About Jurgen Becker, Annemarie S. Kidder & Reinhard Krauss
Becker is Professor of New Testament and Judaism, Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany.
Jurgen Becker currently resides in Kiel. Jurgen Becker was born in 1941.