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2 - The Religious and Philosophical Milieu

from Part I - Historical Context

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  23 April 2021

Patrick Gray
Affiliation:
Rhodes College, Memphis
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This chapter focuses on Second Temple Judaism, Greco-Roman religions, and the philosophical schools of the time, with special attention to the ways in which they influence the New Testament.

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Print publication year: 2021

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Athanassiadi, Polymnia, and Frede, Michael, eds. Pagan Monotheism in Late Antiquity. Oxford: Clarendon, 1999.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Beard, Mary, North, John, and Price, Simon. Religions of Rome. 2 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.Google Scholar
Collins, John J. The Apocalyptic Imagination: An Introduction to Jewish Apocalyptic Literature. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016.Google Scholar
Collins, John J. Jewish Wisdom in the Hellenistic Age. OTL. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1997.Google Scholar
Ferguson, Everett. Backgrounds of Early Christianity. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003.Google Scholar
Klauck, Hans-Josef. The Religious Context of Early Christianity. Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 2000.Google Scholar
Long, A. A., and Sedley, D. N.. The Hellenistic Philosophers. 2 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.Google Scholar
Malherbe, Abraham J. Moral Exhortation, A Greco-Roman Sourcebook. Library of Early Christianity. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1986.Google Scholar
Rüpke, Jörg. Pantheon: A New History of Roman Religion. Translated by David M. B. Richardson. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018.Google Scholar
Sanders, E. P. Judaism: Practice and Belief, 63 BCE – 66 CE. Philadelphia: Trinity Press International, 1992.Google Scholar
VanderKam, James C. The Dead Sea Scrolls Today. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010.Google Scholar
VanderKam, James C. An Introduction to Early Judaism. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001.Google Scholar

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