19 Facts About New Testament


New Testament is the second division of the Christian biblical canon.

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New Testament is a collection of Christian texts originally written in the Koine Greek language, at different times by various authors.

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The 27-book New Testament was first formally canonized during the councils of Hippo and Carthage in North Africa.

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Use of the phrase "New Testament" to describe a collection of first and second-century Christian Greek scriptures can be traced back to Tertullian in his work Against Praxeas.

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Each of the four gospels in the New Testament narrates the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth .

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Order in which the books of the New Testament appear differs between some collections and ecclesiastical traditions.

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Principal point of the New Testament is that Christ's death on the cross is God's means of reconciling an immoral and alienated humanity to himself.

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Dr Ian Howard Marshall, an expert on New Testament Exegesis, argued that the principal message of the New Testament is the restoring of relations with God.

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Books that eventually found a permanent place in the New Testament were not the only works of Christian literature produced in the earliest Christian centuries.

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Ehrman has argued for a scholarly consensus that many New Testament books were not written by the individuals whose names are attached to them.

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New Testament lived from about 35 AD to 107 AD and is rumored to have been a disciple of the Apostle John.

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New Testament's writing is usually attributed to the end of his lifetime, which places the Gospels as first century writings.

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Style of Koine Greek in which the New Testament is written differs from the general Koine Greek used by Greek writers of the same era, a difference that some scholars have explained by the fact that the authors of the New Testament, nearly all Jews and deeply familiar with the Septuagint, wrote in a Jewish-Greek dialect strongly influenced by Aramaic and Hebrew .

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New Testament's canon was largely rejected by other groups of Christians, notably the proto-orthodox Christians, as was his theology, Marcionism.

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The earliest versions of the New Testament are the translations into the Syriac, Latin, and Coptic languages.

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Translations of the New Testament made since the appearance of critical editions of the Greek text have largely used them as their base text.

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Notable translations of the New Testament based on these most recent critical editions include the Revised Standard Version, La Bible de Jerusalem, the Einheitsubersetzung, the New American Bible, the New International Version, the Traduction Oecumenique de la Bible, the New Revised Standard Version and the English Standard Version .

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Views of the authoritativeness of the New Testament often depend on the concept of inspiration, which relates to the role of God in the formation of the New Testament.

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Studies from many theologians considering the "unity in diversity" to be found in the New Testament have been collected and summarized by New Testament theologian Frank Stagg.

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