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Understanding the New Testament

Author: Howard Clark Kee
Publisher: Englewood Clifs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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For courses on the New Testament.An introduction to the New Testament that weaves together literary, religious and historical concerns, and emphasizes the community pattern of Christianity from its  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Introductions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kee, Howard Clark.
Understanding the New Testament.
Englewood Clifs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1993
(OCoLC)630853974
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Clark Kee
ISBN: 0139482660 9780139482663
OCLC Number: 25787739
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: x, 436 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: What Is the New Testament? --
pt. 1. Community and identity --
Quests for community and identity in the early Roman Empire --
The people of the book and their destiny --
pt. 2. The community of the New Covenant --
Introduction: The rise of the New Covenant community --
Jesus, prophet of the New Age. --
The beginning of the Gospel: Mark --
The true community of Israel: Matthew --
The mystical community: The Gospel of John --
The inclusive community: Luke-Acts --
pt. 3. From inclusive community toward unified institution --
Introduction: Paul and the Pauline tradition --
Paul, Apostle to the Gentiles: Galatians and Romans --
Problems in human relations among God's people: 1 and 2 Corinthians, 1 and 2 Thessalonians --
Jesus as Lord and as divine wisdom: Philippians and Colossians --
pt. 4. The community organizes for survival and stability --
Introduction: The passing of the Apostles and the end of Jewish Christianity --
Establishing authority and achieving unity: Letter to the Ephesians and the Pastorals --
Encounter with the Roman World: James, Hebrews, 1 Peter, Revelation --
Establishing norms for faith and ethics: Letters of John, Jude, 2 Peter --
The early Christian writings become the New Testament.
Responsibility: Howard Clark Kee.

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