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The writings of the New Testament : an interpretation

Author: Luke Timothy Johnson
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Fortress Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"Luke Timothy Johnson offers a compelling interpretation of the New Testament as a witness to the rise of early faith in Jesus. Critically judicious and theologically attuned to the role of the New Testament in the life of the church, Johnson deftly guides his reader through a wealth of historical and literary description and invites critical reflection on the meaning of these ancient writings for today. The third  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Introductions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luke Timothy Johnson
ISBN: 9780800663612 0800663616
OCLC Number: 422764117
Description: xix, 570 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The symbolic world of the New Testament --
The Greco-Roman world --
Judaism in Palestine --
Diaspora Judaism --
The Christian experience --
The claims of the first Christians --
The Resurrection faith --
Jesus in the memory of the church --
The synoptic tradition --
The Gospel of Mark --
The Gospel of Matthew --
Luke-Acts --
Pauline traditions --
Paul's ministry and Letters --
1 and 2 Thessalonians --
The Corinthian correspondence --
The letter to the Galatians --
The letter to the Romans --
The letter to the Philippians --
The letter to Philemon --
The letter to the Colossians --
The letter to the Ephesians --
Pastoral letters : 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus --
Other canonical witnesses --
The letter to the Hebrews --
1 Peter --
2 Peter and Jude --
The letter of James --
The Johannine traditions --
The Gospel of John --
1, 2, and 3 John --
The book of Revelation --
Epilogue : The New Testament as the church's book --
Appendix 1. New approaches to the New Testament --
Appendix 2. The historical Jesus.
Responsibility: Luke Timothy Johnson.

Abstract:

"Luke Timothy Johnson offers a compelling interpretation of the New Testament as a witness to the rise of early faith in Jesus. Critically judicious and theologically attuned to the role of the New Testament in the life of the church, Johnson deftly guides his reader through a wealth of historical and literary description and invites critical reflection on the meaning of these ancient writings for today. The third edition is carefully updated and includes new student-friendly format and features, including a new design and study and reflection questions. Other resources for teachers and students, including different suggestions for teaching from or alongside the textbook, are available under the other tabs on this page"--Publisher description.

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