This is the second book I am giving away in celebration of One Million Hits at Reading Acts as well as the end of the spring semester.
I have an extra copy of the latest volume of the New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity, edited by S. R. Llewelyn and J. R. Harrison, with E. J. Bridge (Eerdmans, 2012). I reviewed it when it came out a year ago and have found all ten volumes to be valuable resources. This volume has about 100 pages of cumulative index for volumes 6-10 as well as 175 pages of newly published inscriptions and papyri.
For those unaware of the New Documents series, it began under the editorship of G. H. R. Horsley in 1981. E. A. Judge was a contributor to that first volume and now serves as the director of the project. He wrote the preface to the first volume explaining the rationale for the series. Since the publication of Deissmann’s Light from the Ancient Near East (1908) and Moulton and Milligan’s Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament illustrated by the Papyri (1930), there has been a flood of new published papyri documents and inscriptions, many which are important to historians of early Christianity as well as interpreters of the New Testament. The New Document series proposed to survey newly published material and collate that material into a single printed volume as a “fresh digest of the ancient evidence.”
As I concluded in my previous review of the book, virtually every section of New Documents Volume 10 is worthy of attention. The entries make for fascinating reading and they all contribute to our understanding of the world of the New Testament and early Christianity. I highly recommend this volume to students and scholars. Every serious library should own all ten volumes of this important series.
The book is new but has a remainder mark and a partially removed sticker on the cover. To have a chance at winning this book, leave a comment with your name (and anything else you need to say, think of this as a chance for catharsis). I will select on comment at random and announce the winner on May 3, 2016.
19 thoughts on “Book Giveaway – New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity, Vol. 10”
Sounds like an excellent resource. Thanks for your insights.
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Looks like a good book. Hope I win! 🙂
Ruben de Rus will be pleased to receive this book. Blessings
Looks really interesting. I’d like a copy.
Pick me- Brandon!
This time for sure!
I just found your blog through a recent post on Revelation and am very excited to follow it going forward. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!
I been following your blog for a while and always enjoy your articles. So definitely want to throw my hat in the ring for the book. God Bless
Thanks for your generosity!
I love history. Laura Martin
I would love to win another book. Pastor Gord Abraham
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Random, but careful follower, and some-day winner (hopefully) of this wonderful book giveaway series.
This looks great! (Lindsay Kennedy)
The Mighty Quinn !!!!!!!
“to make all see….” Eph 3:9
Is it all in Papyrus font? I’m in.
What a great resource!!
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