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New Testamentby the Numbers Churches addressed in the book of Revelation 7 Year Jerome finished the Latin translation of the Bible so more people could read it 405 CE Languages into which parts of the Bible have been translated ~3,300 Rank of the Bible in the “best-selling book of non-fiction” category for the Guinness World Records in 2017 1 Sources: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Guinness World Records, Wycliffe Copyright © 2018 Course Hero, Inc. Jesus, Matthew 28:19 o therefore and make disciples of all nations. Key Terms Salvation Can refer to being saved from earthly difficulties or from sin and eternal punishment, often through faith in Jesus Disciple Student who follows a leader’s teachings; a follower of Jesus Parousia Greek term meaning “arrival”; applied to the second coming of the resurrected Jesus, when he returns from heaven to judge human beings at the end of time Key Figures Christ-Believers Members of the community of faithful followers of Jesus Jesus Religious teacher and Son of God who gained thousands of followers during his lifetime; crucified and resurrected Evangelists People who record stories of Jesus’s life and influence Paul Apostle and letter-writer; important early follower of Jesus The Twelve Jesus’s closest followers; learn from Jesus and participate in his mission of religious teaching and healing Context Location Jesus and his first followers lived in the Roman province of Judea. Time Jesus lived, died, and was resurrected during the early first century CE. Culture New Testament believers lived alongside Jewish religious leaders and Roman authorities in a time of cultural upheaval. Cross Represents Jesus’s death by public execution; becomes an image of triumph over sin and death Shepherd & Sheep Symbolize Jesus as the guide and protector of his followers, the sheep Fruit & Fruitfulness Stand for flourishing and well-being that take place when believers are in relationship with God Christianity Emerges The New Testament is a library of 27 religious books originally written in Greek. Gospels, letters, histories, and prophetic visions recorded by a number of authors recount the lives of Jesus and early Christians, revealing important questions and concerns the first Christ-believers faced as they formed communities. SYMBOLS Koine Greek Original Language 1st–2nd centuries CE Years Written New Testament Religion Sacred Text

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