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Theology of the New Testament

Author: Udo Schnelle; M Eugene Boring
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, 2020. ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
"Udo Schnelle's Theology of the New Testament comprises philosophical reflection, reconstruction of earliest Christian thought, and a history of biblical interpretation. At heart, however, the volume offers meticulous analysis of the New Testament's varied constituents."

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Named Person: Jesus Christ.; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Udo Schnelle; M Eugene Boring
ISBN: 9781540963031 1540963039 9780801036040 0801036046
OCLC Number: 1178764798
Description: 910 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Translator's preface --
Author's preface to the German edition --
Approach : theology of the New Testament as meaning-formation --
How history is made and written --
History as meaning-formation --
Understanding through narration --
Structure : history and meaning --
The phenomenon of the beginning --
Theology and the academic study of religion --
Diversity and unity --
New Testament theology as meaning-formation --
Jesus of Nazareth : the near God --
The quest for Jesus --
Beginning : John the Baptist --
Point of departure : the coming of the one God in his kingly power --
Center : the proclamation of the Kingdom of God --
Ethics in the horizon of the Kingdom of God --
Jesus as healer : God's miraculous power --
The imminent judgment : nothing is without its consequences --
Jesus and the law : to will the good --
Jesus's self-understanding : more than a prophet --
Jesus's destiny in Jerusalem : end and beginning --
The first transformation : the emergence of Christology --
Jesus's pre-Easter claim --
The Resurrection appearances --
Experiences of the spirit --
The Christological reading of Scripture --
History-of-religions context --
Language and shape of early Christology : myth, titles, formulae, and traditions --
The second transformation : the early Christian mission without the precondition of circumcision --
The Hellenists --
Antioch --
The stance of Paul --
Paul : missionary and thinker --
Theology --
Christology --
Pneumatology --
Soteriology --
Anthropology --
Ethics --
Ecclesiology --
Eschatology --
Setting in the history of early Christian theology --
The third transformation : composition of Gospels as innovative response to crises --
Death of the founders --
Delay of the Parousia --
Destruction of Jerusalem and the earliest Christian congregation --
The rise of the Flavians --
The writing of Gospels as innovative response to crises --
The sayings source, the Synoptic Gospels, and Acts : meaning through narration --
The sayings source as proto-Gospel --
Mark : the way of Jesus --
Matthew : the new and better righteousness --
Luke : salvation and history --
The fourth transformation : the Gospel in the world --
Social, religious, and political developments --
Pseudepigraphy/deuteronymity as a historical, literary, and theological phenomenon --
The Deutero-Pauline Letters : Paul's thought extended --
Colossians : Paul in changing times --
Ephesians : space and time --
Second Thessalonians : date (of the end) as problem --
The Pastoral Epistles : God's philanthropy --
The Catholic Epistles : voices in dangerous times --
First Peter : testing by suffering --
James : acting and being --
Hebrews : the God who speaks --
Jude and 2 Peter : identity through tradition and polemic against heresy --
Johannine theology : introduction to the Christian faith --
Theology --
Christology --
Pneumatology --
Soteriology --
Anthropology --
Ethics --
Ecclesiology --
Eschatology --
Setting in the history of early Christian theology --
Revelation : seeing and understanding.
Other Titles: Theologie des Neuen Testaments.
Responsibility: Udo Schnelle ; translated by M. Eugene Boring.


This introduction to the New Testament begins with the teaching of Jesus and a discussion of the theology of Paul. Schnelle moves on from the Synoptic Gospels to Revelation, paying due attention to  Read more...


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