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The New Testament : a student's introduction

Author: Stephen L Harris
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Suitable for students undertaking their first systematic study of the New Testament. This text aims to introduce readers to the content and major themes of each book of the New Testament and to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Introductions
Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen L Harris
ISBN: 0767420314 9780767420310
OCLC Number: 65604234
Description: xix, 480 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: An overview of the new testament --
How the new testament was formed and handed down to us --
The two worlds in which Christianity originated: Jewish and Greek --
The troubled world into which Jesus was born --
The diverse world of first-century Judaisms --
The gospels: form and purpose --
Mark's portrait of Jesus: the hidden Messiah and eschatological Judge --
Matthew's portrait of Jesus: the great Teacher --
Luke's portrait of Jesus: a Savior for "all nations" --
John's portrait of Jesus: divine wisdom made flesh --
The other gospels: additional portraits of Jesus --
The continuing quest for the historical Jesus --
Acts of the apostles --
Paul: apostle to the nations --
Unity, freedom, and Christ's return: Paul's letters to Thessalonica and Corinth --
Freedom from law and justification by faith: Galatians and Romans --
Letters from prison: Philippians and Philemon --
Continuing the pauline tradition: 2 Thessalonians, Colossians, Ephesians, the pastoral epistles, 1 Clement, and the epistle of Barnabas --
General letters on faith and behavior: Hebrews, the catholic epistles, and the teachings (didache) of the twelve apostles --
Continuing the apocalyptic hope: the book of Revelation and other Jewish/Christian apocalyptic works --
The Judeo-Christian Bible and subsequent history.
Responsibility: Stephen L. Harris.
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