The Biblical World by John Barton (ed.)

By John Barton (ed.)

A entire advisor to the contents, ancient atmosphere and social context of the Bible.

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Concepts like ‘grace’, ‘faith’ and love’, by constant repetition and emphasis, were filled with an evocative meaning they lacked before. Prophecy was reborn in the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. 14). F. W. 1957. A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. , Debrunner, A. W. 1961. A Greek Grammar of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Black, M. 1967. An Aramaic Approach to the Gospels and Acts.

In Palestine the presence of large fortified cities on tells—artificial mounds containing the ruins of previous sites— occurs in several archeological periods often with long gaps in between where cities were destroyed and/or abandoned. 1 Stone tower, Jericho, ca 7000 BCE. Polin. the Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages (ca 1400–1150 BCE). By Iron II (1000–539 BCE) many fortified cities are present in Palestine. With few notable exceptions, the kinds of fortifications devised during the Bronze Age were used in successive periods, although at certain times and locales some tactics were favored more than others.

F. W. 1957. A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. , Debrunner, A. W. 1961. A Greek Grammar of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Black, M. 1967. An Aramaic Approach to the Gospels and Acts. Oxford: OUP. H. 1983. The Old Testament Vol. 1. London: Darton, Longman & Todd. Deissmann, A. 1909. Bible Studies: Contributions Chiefly from Papyri and Inscriptions to the History of the Language, the Literature, and the Religion of Hellenistic Judaism and Primitive Christianity.

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