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New Testament Letters: Literary Context
How to Read Biblical Prose Discourse
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Much of the wisdom of the New Testament letters can be missed when we don’t consider the literary context of these letters. Learn more in this video.
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New Testament Letters: Literary Context
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Biblical Law
Episode 2
New Testament Letters: Historical Context
Episode 3
New Testament Letters: Literary Context

In the New Testament, there are 21 letters written by early Christian leaders to communities of Jesus' followers in the ancient Roman world. These letters are rich with theology and guidance for what it means to be a community of Jesus followers. But it can be easy to miss the meaning of these letters when we don't consider their context. In this video, we break down the literary context of the New Testament letters, taking into account ancient letter writing styles and the manner in which they were received by their original audiences.

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