In Stone and Story: Early Christianity in the Roman World (Hardcover)

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This beautifully designed, full-color textbook introduces the Roman background of the New Testament by immersing students in the life and culture of the thriving first-century towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum, which act as showpieces of the world into which the early Christian movement was spreading. Bruce Longenecker, a leading scholar of the ancient world of the New Testament, discusses first-century artifacts in relation to the life stories of people from the Roman world. The book includes discussion questions, maps, and 175 color photographs. Additional resources are available through Textbook eSources.

About the Author

Bruce W. Longenecker (PhD, University of Durham) is professor of religion and W. W. Melton Chair of Religion at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including Philippians and Philemon in the Paideia series and the bestselling The Lost Letters of Pergamum.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781540960672
ISBN-10: 1540960676
Publisher: Baker Academic
Publication Date: February 18th, 2020
Pages: 304
Language: English