By D. A. Carson
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Stylianopoulos, The New Testament: An Orthodox Perspective, Vol. 1: Scripture, Tradition, Hermeneutics (Brookline: Holy Cross Orthodox Press, 1997). Cf. also Bradley Nassif, “Eastern Orthodoxy and Evangelicalism: The Status of an Emerging Global Dialogue,” SBET 18 (2000): 21–55. 28Intriguingly, during his reign, Pope John Paul II canonized sixty-four saints, which is more than all the canonizations by popes during the last four hundred years. This does not include several currently in process. 29 Some of these items will strike many contemporary readers as far removed from the New Testament.
15 Thus, from the beginning Christians worked out their theology and interpreted their most sacred and authoritative documents within the context of disagreement, mission, cross-cultural communication, and competing claims. 4. Moreover, even within the fledgling movement itself, various aberrant positions soon arose, forcing Christian leaders to decide which were minor variations and which had to be condemned as thoroughly outside the Christian camp, regardless of what their proponents claimed.
37 + = 38 Christians were a profoundly textual people from the beginning: their access to the unique history and unique Person by whom they were saved was above all textual. ” Owing to his extensive quotations of sources, sometimes the only access we have to important earlier documents is his Historia Ecclesiastica. In addition to his history, he wrote numerous apologetic books. And what shall we make of Augustine of Hippo in North Africa (354–430), the single most influential figure of the first four centuries after the apostles?
An Introduction to the New Testament by D. A. Carson