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A brief introduction to the New Testament

Author: Bart D Ehrman
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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Genre/Form: Introductions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ehrman, Bart D.
Brief introduction to the New Testament.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(OCoLC)742276587
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bart D Ehrman
ISBN: 9780195369342 0195369343
OCLC Number: 225088349
Description: xxix, 371 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: BOXES; PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; NOTES ON SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; CREDITS; MASTER TIME LINE; 1. INTRODUCTION: WHAT IS THE NEW TESTAMENT?; WHAT TO EXPECT; THE NEW TESTAMENT: SOME BASIC INFORMATION; OTHER EARLY CHRISTIAN WRITINGS; THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHRISTIAN CANON; IMPLICATIONS FOR OUR STUDY; THE NEW TESTAMENT: ONE OTHER SET OF PROBLEMS; AT A GLANCE: THE NEW TESTAMENT CANON; EXCURSUS: SOME ADDITIONAL REFLECTIONS: THE HISTORIAN AND THE BELIEVER; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 2. THE ENVIRONMENT OF EARLY CHRISTIAN TRADITIONS: THE GRECO-ROMAN WORLD; WHAT TO EXPECT; THE PROBLEM OF BEGINNINGS; ONE REMARKABLE LIFE; THE ENVIRONMENT OF THE NEW TESTAMENT: RELIGIONS IN THE GRECO-ROMAN WORLD; AT A GLANCE: THE WORLD OF EARLY CHRISTIANITY; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 3. THE ENVIRONMENT OF EARLY CHRISTIAN TRADITIONS: THE WORLD OF ANCIENT JUDAISM; WHAT TO EXPECT; MONOTHEISM: THE BELIEF IN ONE TRUE GOD; THE COVENANT: ISRAEL'S PACT WITH ITS GOD; THE LAW: ISRAEL'S COVENANTAL OBLIGATIONS; TEMPLE AND SYNAGOGUE: ISRAEL'S PLACES OF WORSHIP; FORMS OF EARLY JUDAISM; POLITICAL CRISES IN PALESTINE AND THEIR RAMIFICATIONS; THE FORMATION OF JEWISH SECTS; THE JEWISH CONTEXT FOR THE TRADITIONS ABOUT JESUS; AT A GLANCE: THE WORLD OF EARLY JUDAISM; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 4. THE TRADITIONS OF JESUS IN THEIR GRECO-ROMAN CONTEXT; WHAT TO EXPECT; ORAL TRADITIONS BEHIND THE GOSPEL; THE GOSPELS AS BIOGRAPHIES OF JESUS; AT A GLANCE: THE TRADITIONS OF JESUS; SOME ADDITIONAL REFLECTIONS: THE AUTHORS OF THE GOSPELS; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 5. JESUS, THE SUFFERING SON OF GOD: THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MARK; WHAT TO EXPECT; THE SYNOPTIC PROBLEM; THE BEGINNING OF THE GOSPEL: JESUS THE MESSIAH, THE SON OF GOD WHO FULFILLS SCRIPTURE; JESUS THE AUTHORITATIVE SON OF GOD; JESUS THE OPPOSED SON OF GOD; JESUS THE MISUNDERSTOOD SON OF GOD; JESUS THE ACKNOWLEDGED SON OF GOD; JESUS THE SUFFERING SON OF GOD; JESUS THE CRUCIFIED SON OF GOD; JESUS THE VINDICATED SON OF GOD; CONCLUSION: MARK AND HIS READERS; AT A GLANCE: THE GOSPEL OF MARK; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 6. JESUS, THE JEWISH MESSIAH: THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MATTHEW; WHAT TO EXPECT; A REDACTIONAL APPROACH TO MATTHEW; THE IMPORTANCE OF BEGINNINGS: JESUS THE JEWISH MESSIAH IN FULFILLMENT OF THE JEWISH SCRIPTURES; THE PORTRAYAL OF JESUS IN MATTHEW: THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT AS A SPRINGBOARD; JESUS REJECTED BY THE JEWISH LEADERS; MATTHEW AND HIS READERS; AT A GLANCE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEW; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 7. JESUS, THE SAVIOR OF THE WORLD: THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO LUKE; WHAT TO EXPECT; A COMPARATIVE OVERVIEW OF THE GOSPEL; THE PREFACE TO LUKE'S GOSPEL; LUKE'S BIRTH NARRATIVE IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE; FROM JEW TO GENTILE: LUKE'S PORTRAYAL OF JESUS THE REJECTED PROPHET; LUKE'S DISTINCTIVE EMPHASES THROUGHOUT HIS GOSPEL; CONCLUSION: LUKE IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE; AT A GLANCE: THE GOSPEL OF LUKE; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 8. JESUS, THE MAN SENT FROM HEAVEN: THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JOHN; WHAT TO EXPECT; THE GOSPEL OF JOHN FROM A LITERARY-HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE; THE GOSPEL OF JOHN FROM A REDACTIONAL PERSPECTIVE; THE GOSPEL OF JOHN FROM A THEMATIC PERSPECTIVE; THE GOSPEL OF JOHN FROM A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE; THE AUTHOR OF THE FOURTH GOSPEL; AT A GLANCE: THE GOSPEL OF JOHN; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 9. THE HISTORICAL JESUS; WHAT TO EXPECT; PROBLEMS WITH SOURCES; USING OUR SOURCES; JEWISH APOCALYPTICISM; JESUS IN HIS APOCALYPTIC CONTEXT; THE BEGINNING AND END AS KEYS TO THE MIDDLE; THE APOCALYPTIC DEEDS OF JESUS; THE APOCALYPTIC TEACHINGS OF JESUS; THE APOCALYPTIC DEATH OF JESUS; AT A GLANCE: JESUS THE APOCALYPTIC PROPHET; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 10. FROM JESUS TO THE GOSPELS; WHAT TO EXPECT; THE BEGINNING OF CHRISTIANITY; JESUS' RESURRECTION FROM AN APOCALYPTIC PERSPECTIVE; JESUS' DEATH, ACCORDING TO THE SCRIPTURES; THE EMERGENCE OF DIFFERENT UNDERSTANDINGS OF JESUS; AT A GLANCE: FROM JESUS TO THE GOSPELS; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 11. LUKE'S SECOND VOLUME: THE BOOK OF ACTS; WHAT TO EXPECT; THE GENRE OF ACTS AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE; THE THEMATIC APPROACH TO ACTS; FROM GOSPEL TO ACTS: THE OPENING TRANSITION; THEMES IN THE SPEECHES IN ACTS; AT A GLANCE: THE BOOK OF ACTS; CONCLUSION: THE AUTHOR AND HIS THEMES IN CONTEXT; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 12. PAUL THE APOSTLE: THE MAN AND HIS MISSION; WHAT TO EXPECT; THE STUDY OF PAUL: METHODOLOGICAL DIFFICULTIES; THE LIFE OF PAUL; AT A GLANCE: PAUL AND HIS MISSION; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 13. PAUL AND HIS APOSTOLIC MISSION: I THESSALONIANS AS A TEST CASE; WHAT TO EXPECT; THE FOUNDING OF THE CHURCH IN THESSALONICA; THE BEGINNINGS OF THE THESSALONIAN CHURCH: A SOCIO-HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE; THE CHURCH AT THESSALONICA AFTER PAUL'S DEPARTURE; CONCLUSION: PAUL THE APOSTLE; AT A GLANCE: I THESSALONIANS; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 14. PAUL AND THE CRISES OF HIS CHURCHES: THE CORINTHIAN CORRESPONDENCE; WHAT TO EXPECT; 1 CORINTHIANS; AT A GLANCE: 1 CORINTHIANS; 2 CORINTHIANS; AT A GLANCE: 2 CORINTHIANS; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 15. PAUL AND THE CRISES OF HIS CHURCHES: GALATIANS, PHILIPPIANS, AND PHILEMON; WHAT TO EXPECT; GALATIANS; AT A GLANCE: GALATIANS; PHILIPPIANS; AT A GLANCE: PHILIPPIANS; PHILEMON; AT A GLANCE: PHILEMON; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 16. THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO PAUL: THE LETTER TO THE ROMANS; WHAT TO EXPECT; THE OCCASION AND PURPOSE OF THE LETTER; THE THEME OF THE EPISTLE; PAULINE MODELS FOR SALVATION; THE FLOW OF PAUL'S ARGUMENT; CONCLUSION: PAUL AND THE ROMANS; AT A GLANCE: ROMANS; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 17. IN THE WAKE OF THE APOSTLE: THE DEUTERO-PAULINE AND PASTORAL EPISTLES; WHAT TO EXPECT; PSEUDONYMITY IN THE ANCIENT WORLD; THE DEUTERO-PAULINE EPISTLES; AT A GLANCE: THE DEUTERO-PAULINE EPISTLES; THE PASTORAL EPISTLES; THE HISTORICAL SITUATION AND AUTHORSHIP OF THE PASTORAL EPISTLES; AT A GLANCE: THE PASTORAL EPISTLES; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 18. FROM PAUL'S FEMALE COLLEAGUES TO THE PASTOR'S INTIMIDATED WOMEN: THE OPPRESSION OF WOMEN IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY; WHAT TO EXPECT; WOMEN IN PAUL'S CHURCHES; WOMEN ASSOCIATED WITH JESUS; PAUL'S UNDERSTANDING OF WOMEN IN THE CHURCH; WOMEN IN THE AFTERMATH OF PAUL; ANCIENT IDEOLOGIES OF GENDER; GENDER IDEOLOGY AND THE PAULINE CHURCHES; AT A GLANCE: WOMEN IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 19. CHRISTIAN CONFLICTS WITH JEWS AND PAGANS: HEBREWS AND 1 PETER; WHAT TO EXPECT; CHRISTIANS AND JEWS; EARLY CHRISTIAN SELF-DEFINITION; CONTINUITY AND SUPERIORITY: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS; AT A GLANCE: HEBREWS; CHRISTIANS AND PAGANS; CHRISTIANS IN A HOSTILE WORLD: THE LETTER OF 1 PETER; AT A GLANCE: 1 PETER; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 20. CHRISTIAN CONFLICTS WITH CHRISTIANS: JAMES, 2 PETER, JUDE, AND THE JOHANNINE EPISTLES; WHAT TO EXPECT; CHRISTIAN CONFLICTS WITH CHRISTIANS; THE EPISTLE OF JAMES; JUDE; 2 PETER; THE JOHANNINE EPISTLES; UNDERSTANDING THE JOHANNINE EPISTLES; REFLECTIONS ON THE CONTEXTUAL METHOD FOR UNDERSTANDING THE JOHANNINE EPISTLES; CONFLICTS WITHIN THE EARLY CHRISTIAN COMMUNITIES; AT A GLANCE: CHRISTIAN INTERNAL CONFLICTS; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; 21. CHRISTIANS AND THE COSMOS: THE BOOK OF REVELATION; WHAT TO EXPECT; THE CONTENT AND STRUCTURE OF THE BOOK OF REVELATION; THE BOOK OF REVELATION FROM A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE; APOCALYPTIC WORLD VIEWS AND APOCALYPSE GENRE; THE REVELATION OF JOHN IN HISTORICAL CONTEXT; AT A GLANCE: THE BOOK OF REVELATION; SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING; KEY TERMS; QUESTIONS FOR STUDY AND REFLECTION; GLOSSARY OF TERMS; INDEX
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