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Before the New Testament

Recorded on

December 15, 2021

With

Deborah Saxon and Steve Patterson

$ 20.00 USD

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This lecture introduces the fact that there was no such thing as a New Testament in the first two hundred years of Jesus movements. Instead, communities were were deeply imbedded in oral culture. Anointed clubs, Wisdom circles, and Jesus groups were not book-oriented, but relied mostly on combinations of memorials, songs, bathing practices, and meals to enliven discussion. Join Westar scholars Deborah Saxon and Steve Patterson for this lecture based on the book, After Jesus Before Christianity, specifically chapter nineteen. Ninety minutes with Q and A