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The Roman Empire: The Background of the New Testament

Adrian Curtis

in Oxford Bible Atlas

Third edition

Published in print March 2007 | ISBN: 9780191001581
Published online April 2009 |
The Roman Empire: The Background of the New Testament

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This chapter focuses on the Roman Empire as the broad context for the setting of the New Testament. Topics covered include the early expansion of the Church from Jerusalem, Paul, and the Church in Rome.

Keywords: Roman Empire; New Testament; Paul; Church

Chapter.  1160 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Religious Studies ; Biblical Studies

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