Description: The Jesus Movement and the World of the Early Church explores the life and times of Jesus, his disciples, and the New Testament writers. Using multiple historical sources, Sheila McGinn offers a narrative history of Christianity's first one hundred years—exploring the political, social, and economic world in which the NewTestament documents were produced and collected and tracing challenges and developments as the Jesus movement arose and interacted with the wider world of the Roman Empire.
Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, Theological Approaches, Biblical Theology, New Testament Theology
Review by José Gómez Galán
Citation: José Gómez Galán, review of Sheila E. McGinn, The Jesus Movement and the World of the Early Church, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).
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