he Zondervan Biblical and Theological Lectures series provides a unique audio learning experience. Unlike a traditional audiobook's direct narration of a book's text, The New Testament in Its World: Audio Lectures includes high quality live-recordings of college-level lectures that cover the important points from each subject as well as relevant material from other sources.
Enter the world of the New Testament. A companion to The New Testament in Its World by N. T. Wright and Michael F. Bird, these lectures serve as your passageway from the twenty-first century to the era of Jesus and the first Christians. In part 1, professors Wright and Bird will guide you through how to read the New Testament, the world of Jesus and the early church, approaches to studying the historical Jesus, the historical context of the death and resurrection of Jesus, and much more.
This part 1 includes 17 lectures:
Intro to the Course
Beginning Study of the New Testament
The New Testament as History
The New Testament as Literature
The New Testament as Theology
The History of the Jews Between the Persian and Roman Empires
The Jewish Context of Jesus and the Early Church
The Greco-Roman Context of the Early Church
The Study of the Historical Jesus
The Profile and Praxis of a Prophet
Who Did Jesus Think He Was?
The Death of the Messiah
The afterlife in Greek, Roman, and Jewish Thought
The Story of Easter According to the apostle Paul
The Story of Easter According to the Evangelists
The Story of Paul’s Life and MinistryA Primer on Pauline Theology
Short bonus lectures have also been included:
The Bema Seat
Faith in Jesus Christ or Faith of Jesus Christ
Paul and Virtue
Why Do Historical Bible Studies?
Early Christian Baptism
The Lord's Supper