The Historical New Testament: Being the Literature of the New Testament Arranged in the Order of Its Literary Growth and According to the Dates of the Documents (Classic Reprint)

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Apart from the translation, the main feature of originality within these pages consists of the leading idea which domin ates the volume, and of the way in which this idea has been executed. The critical materials constitute what either are or ought to be more or less familiar positions upon the lines of modern NT research; but they are grouped under a scheme which, so far as I am aware, is quite unique.l Briefly put, the design is to arrange that selection of early Christian literature which is known as the New Testament in the order of its literary growth, and at the same time to indicate the chief grounds upon which such an order may be deter mined or disputed. This aim, with its difficulties, utility, and limitations, I have discussed in the Prolegomena.

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