Light from the Ancient East

Prod ID: Deissmann-Ancient East
Price: $49.90

This invaluable study of non-literary Greek and Latin texts from the period leading up to and contemporary with the rise and early development of Christianity is once again available after being out of print for nearly a decade.  Deissmann’s work with inscriptions on stone, metal, papyrus, and potsherds has long been widely recognized for the light it sheds upon the New Testament in its historical and cultural context.

Deissmann showed in Light from the Ancient East how late nineteenth-century discoveries shed light on early Christian social and religious life. Working from the now common thesis that Christianity must be understood in its historical setting, Deissmann posits that Christianity be seen as a movement of the lower classes.

You may also be interested in Deissmann’s Bible Studies.

Light From the Ancient East
The New Testament Illustrated by Recently Discovered Texts of the Graeco-Roman World
• Author: Adolf Deissmann
Translator: Lionel R. M. Strachan
Text of 1910 version published by Hodder and Stoughton

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Light from the Ancient East is included with the following packages

Category Code Title Price
Primary CollectionsColl13-EngProEnglish Pro Collection1149
Primary CollectionsColl12-EngProEnglish Pro Collection (Accordance 12)999.00
Primary CollectionsDev-SuperDeveloping Countries Package – Super199.00
Primary CollectionsDev-Super_13Developing Countries Package – Super with Accordance 13199.00
Primary BundlesWS Crossover13Preacher/Teacher Reference Library Bundle (Previously the Wordsearch Crossover)1499
Add-on BundlesAll-in-All 2Q15All-in-All Accordance Program (2nd Quarter 2015)16999.00
Add-on BundlesAll-in-All 3Q15All-in-All Accordance Program (3rd Quarter 2015)18699.00
Add-on BundlesAll-in-All 4Q15All-in-All Accordance Program (4th Quarter 2015)19999.00
Add-on BundlesAll-in-All 1Q16All-in-All Accordance Program (1st Quarter 2016)21249.00
Add-on BundlesAll-in-All 3Q16All-in-All Accordance Program (3rd Quarter 2016)23999.00
Add-on BundlesAll-in-All 1Q15All-in-All Accordance Program (1st Quarter 2015)15999.00


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