Talking Theology

Larry Hurtado - What made the church distinctive in the Roman world?

September 02, 2019 Season 1 Episode 17
Talking Theology
Larry Hurtado - What made the church distinctive in the Roman world?
Chapters
Talking Theology
Larry Hurtado - What made the church distinctive in the Roman world?
Sep 02, 2019 Season 1 Episode 17
Philip Plyming
What was so radical about that first generation of Christians? And how does the early church help us to be faithful in the modern world?
Show Notes

How is studying the New Testament like tracing a family tree? Why were Christians in the early church called anti-social? What was so radical about that first generation of Christians calling on Jesus as Lord? And how does the early church help us to be faithful in the modern world?

Larry Hurtado is Emeritus Professor of New Testament Language, Literature and Theology in the School of Divinity at Edinburgh University.

For more about Larry Hurtado, see here.