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The New Testament

Margaret Davies

in The Oxford Illustrated History of the Bible

Published in print July 2001 | ISBN: 9780198601180
Published online April 2009 |
 The New Testament

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This chapter presents a historical background of the New Testament. It examines the New Testament in its familiar form seen in libraries, bookshops, churches, and homes. It discusses Christian churches and their scriptures in the 4th century ce, and the dating of New Testament texts.

Keywords: Bible; scripture; Christian churches; texts; dating

Chapter.  10494 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies ; Biblical Studies

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