By Delbert Burkett
This ebook bargains an authoritative and available advent to the hot testomony and early Christian literature for all scholars of the Bible and somebody drawn to the origins of Christianity. it truly is designed essentially for undergraduate classes within the New testomony, religious study and early Christianity. There are questions for in-class dialogue and written project, step by step analyzing courses on person works, precise field positive aspects, charts, maps and diverse illustrations designed to facilitate scholar use. With this textbook and the Bible, the coed may still accordingly have the entire important easy texts.
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1: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY. Fig. 2: André Grabar, The Beginnings of Christian Art (Thames and Hudson, 1967), plate 10, p. 112. Fig. 1: P. Mich. Inv. 6238, p. 145, Special Collections Library, University of Michigan. Fig. 1: Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart. Fig. 1: Archaeological Museum, Istanbul (Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY). Fig. 1: Alinari/Art Resource, NY. Fig. 1: Museo Nazionale delle Terme (Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY). Fig. 2: Catacomb of the Giordani, Rome (Scala/Art Resource, NY).
Fig. 2: Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna (Scala/Art Resource, NY). Fig. 3: Dom zu Aachen, Schatzkammer, Aachen (Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY). Fig. 1: gift of the Avalon Foundation, Photograph © 2001 Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art, Washington. Fig. 2: National Museum of Carthage, Carthage, Tunisia (Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY). Fig. 3: Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna (Scala/Art Resource, NY). Fig. 1: Hypogeum of Via Latina, Rome (Scala/Art Resource, NY). Fig. 179). Fig. 3: Galleria Borghese, Rome (Scala/Art Resource, NY).
PART I Historical and religious background 1 Introduction Billions of people throughout the world today practice the religion of Christianity. It consists of three primary divisions: Eastern Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, and Protestantism. It can be further subdivided into thousands of distinct denominations and sects, each differing to some degree in belief and practice. Though none of these Christian groups existed in the beginning of Christianity, all look back to that time as having fundamental significance for their own tradition.
An Introduction to the New Testament and the Origins of Christianity (Introduction to Religion) by Delbert Burkett