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In Stone and Story

By: Bruce W. Longenecker
Narrated by: Mary Helen Gallucci
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Summary

This book welcomes listeners to appreciate the origins of Christianity within the Roman world in which early Christianity got its first foothold. It does that by immersing listeners in the life and culture of two thriving first-century towns—Pompeii and Herculaneum. Those towns (destroyed in the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 CE) act as showpieces of the world into which the early Christian movement was spreading. Bruce Longenecker, a leading scholar of the ancient world of the New Testament, discusses first-century artifacts in relation to the life stories of people from the Roman world and interweaves texts of the New Testament into that context.

©2020 Bruce W. Longenecker (P)2022 Bruce W. Longenecker

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