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He contrasts this with the apocryphal books, with their use of the earlier destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians standing in for the recent Roman actions. That there is no reason to accept the late dates becomes increasingly clear as these preconceptions are dealt with and swept aside.
(Robinson contrasts the restrained style of the canonical books with the more flamboyant and detailed post-event writings of II Baruch, II Esdras, and the Sibylline Oracles.) Ultimately he supports the (then shocking) conclusion that none of the New Testament books were written after 70 A. What is also clear is that Robinson (as a theological modernist), has no conception of the church or tradition as an authority.
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The following chart provides the dates when the New Testament books were written.
In the cases in which historians disagree on the date, we have identified the prominent historians who support the earliest and lastest possible dates. While the author is finite and fallible (as he admits) he does an amazing job dealing with the arguments and counter-arguments and conf This week’s book comes from the sedate author, Dr. Being exposed to some of the preteristic authors dating the book of Revelation in 68 AD, I was curious to find out what are the actual dates of the books of the New Testament. Being exposed to some of the preteristic authors dating the book of Revelation in 68 AD, I was curious to find out what are the actual dates of the books of the New Testament. This has got to be the most fastidious, lucid and un-tendentious book I’ve read. This has got to be the most fastidious, lucid and un-tendentious book I’ve read.While the author is finite and fallible (as he admits) he does an amazing job dealing with the arguments and counter-arguments and confidently arriving at a date.He notes as well that "there is an appetite for pseudonymity that grows by what it feeds on." Once you assume pseudonymity, you see it everywhere. His thesis is that It was written entirely before 70AD. Do not be put off by the author's reputation as one of the contributors to the infamous Honest to God book, whatever else he may have believed, Robinson demonstrates here he was a consummate Biblical scholar who was not afraid to stand out against the academic orthodoxy of the day in demonstrating that the New Testament was written far earlier than had been thought.