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Bible Background

This guide provides information on Bible background resource in order to better understand Scripture's context.

What's in this LibGuide?

This LibGuide features resources concerning the Greek and Roman cultures, and how those cultures shaped the world of the Bible. The history, philosophy, and society of Greece and Rome formed the context of the New Testament, and any interpretation of the New Testament must consider the world into which it was written.

Original Sources

Greco-Roman History

Greco-Roman Philosophy

Media Resources

General Bible Background Resources

Everyday Life

Societal Structure

Greco-Roman Religions

Subject Guide

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Leslie Starasta
Jessie C. Eury Library
Lincoln Christian University
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