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Christian Origins and the Establishment of the Early Jesus Movement
Porter, Stanley E. and Andrew W. Pitts, editors

Leiden: Brill, 2018 pp. xvii + 579. $225.00

Series Information
Texts and Editions for New Testament Study, 12

Description: This book explores the events, people, and writings surrounding the early Jesus movement. The essays are divided into four groups: the movement’s formation, production of its early Gospels, description of the Jesus movement itself, and the Jewish mission and its literature.This collection of essays includes chapters by a global cast of scholars from a variety of methodological and critical viewpoints, and continues the important Early Christianity in its Hellenistic Context series. The contributors are Warren Carter, John DelHousaye, Hans FŲrster, Christoph Heilig, Catherine Hezser, Matthew Jensen, F. Stanley Jones, Mark Keown, Michael R. Licona, Darian Lockett, Matthew R. Malcolm, Stephen J. Patterson, Nicholas Perrin, Andrew W. Pitts, Stanley E. Porter, E. Randolph Richards, Susan M. Rieske, Sarah E. Rollens, Clarie K. Rothschild, Judith Stack-Nelson, Beth M. Stovell, Steven Thompson, Adam Winn, and Adam Z. Wright.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Early Christian Literature, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Early Church Origins, Form, Tradition and Redaction Criticism, Theological Approaches, Ethics, Source Criticism, Theological Interpretation

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Review by Joseph Azize
Published 5/7/2020
Citation: Joseph Azize, review of Stanley E. Porter and Andrew W. Pitts, eds., Christian Origins and the Establishment of the Early Jesus Movement, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).


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