Using Charts to Understand the New Testament Authors

Context is important. Understanding the the background of an author helps to understand his writings. Christians easily forget the Jewish background of the New Testament writers.  Most of it was written by Jewish authors. A picture is worth a thousand words. Here’s two of them.

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Luke, in blue, wrote two of the books: The Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts. Paul did most of the heavy lifting, followed by John.Books Of The New Testament by Author

In conclusion, one can see the Jewish roots of Christianity by looking at the number of Jewish authors of the New Testament.

 

 

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