Is the New Testament history? / Paul Barnett.

By: Barnett, Paul (Paul William), author
Material type: TextTextSeries: The Christian belief series: Publisher: Sydney : Hodder & Stoughton, [1986]Copyright date: ©1986Description: 175 pages : 18 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780340374498 (paperback)Subject(s): Jesus Christ -- Historicity | Bible. New Testament -- Evidences, authority, etc | Bible. New Testament -- History of Biblical eventsDDC classification: 225.9/5
Contents:
1. The question of truth -- 2. Did Jesus exist? Early non-Christian references -- 3. Fixing the time-frame -- 4. Is the transmission trustworthy? -- 5. The two witnesses -- 6. Witness one: the disciple whom Jesus loved -- 7. Witness two: Peter through Mark -- 8. Luke and Matthew -- 9. Miracles and modern man -- 10. The birth of Jesus -- 11. Paul and the historical Jesus -- 12. The Acts of the Apostles -- 13. Is the New Testament historically reliable? -- 14. Who is Jesus?
Summary: Is the New Testament history? Paul Barnett answers this question by presenting simply and clearly the historical elements in the New Testament writings. He shows how the standard methods of historical research can be used to cross-check the documents against those of non-Christian historians of the period.--Back cover.
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Library Room 1 (off the breezeway, thru the bookshop @ Holland Park) 225.95 bar ist 1986 c1 (Browse shelf) Available 2449

Reprinted 1991.

Includes bibliographical references.

1. The question of truth -- 2. Did Jesus exist? Early non-Christian references -- 3. Fixing the time-frame -- 4. Is the transmission trustworthy? -- 5. The two witnesses -- 6. Witness one: the disciple whom Jesus loved -- 7. Witness two: Peter through Mark -- 8. Luke and Matthew -- 9. Miracles and modern man -- 10. The birth of Jesus -- 11. Paul and the historical Jesus -- 12. The Acts of the Apostles -- 13. Is the New Testament historically reliable? -- 14. Who is Jesus?

Is the New Testament history? Paul Barnett answers this question by presenting simply and clearly the historical elements in the New Testament writings. He shows how the standard methods of historical research can be used to cross-check the documents against those of non-Christian historians of the period.--Back cover.

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