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Understanding the New Testament

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

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
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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