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The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts
Green, Joel B. and Lee Martin McDonald, editors

Grand Rapids: Baker, 2013 pp. xxiv + 616. $49.99
Introduction by Joel B. Green and Lee Martin McDonald



Description: This volume addresses the most important issues related to the study of New Testament writings. Two respected senior scholars have brought together a team of distinguished specialists to introduce the Jewish, Hellenistic, and Roman backgrounds necessary for understanding the New Testament and the early church. The book includes seventy-five photographs, fifteen maps, numerous tables and charts, illustrations, and bibliographies. All students of the New Testament will value this reliable, up-to-date, comprehensive textbook and reference volume on the New Testament world.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, Literary Approaches, Social-Scientific Approaches, Theological Approaches

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Review by John J. Pilch
Published 6/12/2014
Citation: John J. Pilch, review of Joel B. Green and Lee Martin Mcdonald, eds., The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2014).


Review by Kathleen E. Mills
Published 6/1/2015
Citation: Kathleen E. Mills, review of Joel B. Green and Lee Martin McDonald, eds., The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


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