Tag Archives: New Testament

How Many of Your Favorite New Testament Books Were Popular Among the Early Christians?

Jimmy Akin: Obviously, taken as a whole, the books of the New Testament were quite popular. They were Scripture, after all! But how popular were they individually? People today have favorite books in the Bible–ones they go to all the time, … Continue reading

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Humor in the New Testament

On the Oxford University Press’ blog: For many people, religion is serious business which rules out any positive connection between belief and humor. For them, humor connected to religion is humor directed, in a negative and derisive manner, against religion. … Continue reading

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New Testament: Sacrifice or Execution

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An Advent Calendar of NT Greek

This is well done – a few days in, but you’ll catch up. Some important vocab. for reading the birth narratives of Matthew and Luke (this version does not include chocolates): A NT Greek Advent. HT  

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Keep Chi in Xmas!

HT:  Near Emmaus  

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The Jewish Annotated New Testament

Coming this month: Published by Oxford University Press, here is the product description: Although major New Testament figures–Jesus and Paul, Peter and James, Jesus’ mother Mary and Mary Magdalene–were Jews, living in a culture steeped in Jewish history, beliefs, and practices, … Continue reading

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