I’m currently taking a refresher course in New Testament history from The Great Courses program titled From Jesus to Constantine: A History of Early Christianity, given by Bart D. Ehrman, Ph.D., M.Div., The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Bart D. Ehrman

From Jesus to Constantine: A History of Early Christianity

(24 lectures, 30 minutes each)

1 The Birth of Christianity
2 The Religious World of Early Christianity
3 The Historical Jesus
4 Oral and Written Traditions about Jesus
5 The Apostle Paul
6 The Beginning of Jewish-Christian Relations
7 The Anti-Jewish Use of the Old Testament
8 The Rise of Christian Anti-Judaism
9 The Early Christian Mission
10 The Christianization of the Roman Empire
11 The Early Persecutions of the State
12 The Causes of Christian Persecution
13 Christian Reactions to Persecution
14 The Early Christian Apologists
15 The Diversity of Early Christian Communities
16 Christianities of the Second Century
17 The Role of Pseudepigrapha
18 The Victory of the Proto-Orthodox
19 The New Testament Canon
20 The Development of Church Offices
21 The Rise of Christian Liturgy
22 The Beginnings of Normative Theology
23 The Doctrine of the Trinity
24 Christianity and the Conquest of Empire

Before you pay the inflated price of $259.90 to $509.90 at The Great Courses, you may want to get the course instead at Audible for only $24.46, or less than $12 if you buy credits ahead of your purchase.


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