Item description for The Theology of the First Christians by Walter Schmithals & O. C. Jr. Dean...
Overview In this masterful work, Walter Schmithals provides authoritative insights into such topics as apocalypticism, the Son of Man tradition, the Messianic secret in Mark, the kingdom of God, the conversion of Paul, doctrines of salvation, the foolishness of the cross, Paul's problems with Greek philosophy, the church, worship, baptism, Eucharist, early Jewish-Christian relations, the formation of the canon, and the growth of Christian Ethics.
In "The Theology of the First Christians," Walter Schmithals offers a comprehensive history of the development of religious thought from the preaching of Jesus to the formation of the New Testament canon. This well-researched volume will be of great interest to New Testament scholars and students.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.01" Width: 6.05" Height: 0.88" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 1998
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664256155 ISBN13 9780664256159
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More About Walter Schmithals & O. C. Jr. Dean
Walter Schmithals taught New Testament at the Kirchliche Hochschule in Germany.