Exploring the New Testament: Volume 2, a Guide to the Letters and Revelation

Exploring the New Testament: Volume 2, a Guide to the Letters and Revelation

by I. Howard Marshall, Ian Paul, Stephen Travis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0830825584

ISBN-13: 9780830825585

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

This clearly written and scholarly enriched introduction to the New Testament Letters and Apocalypse is a companion volume to Exploring the New Testament, Volume One: A Guide to the Apostles & Acts. In addition to making up-to-date New Testament scholarship accessible to students, I. Howard Marshall, Stephen Travis and Ian Paul fill this volume with helpful

Overview

This clearly written and scholarly enriched introduction to the New Testament Letters and Apocalypse is a companion volume to Exploring the New Testament, Volume One: A Guide to the Apostles & Acts. In addition to making up-to-date New Testament scholarship accessible to students, I. Howard Marshall, Stephen Travis and Ian Paul fill this volume with helpful classroom features: questions and issues for discussion, suggestions for student research and debate, essay topics at an introductory and intermediate level, and recommendations for further reading and research.

Particularly aimed at students of theology, Exploring the New Testament: A Guide to the Letters & Revelation introduces students to
Greco-Roman backgroundancient letter writingPaul's life, mission and theologyissues of authorship, date and settingreading and interpreting the New Testament Letters and Revelationcontent and major themes of each of the New Testament Letters and Revelationunderstanding the meaning of each of these documents for today
Professors and students will warm to this well-designed and thoroughly informed introduction to the New Testament.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830825585
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Exploring the Bible Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book A. Setting the Scene
1. The world of the first-century ChristiansB. Paul and His Letters
2. Letters in the New Testament
3. Paul, his letters and his life
4. The letter to the Galatians
5. The letters to the Thessalonians
6. The 'first' letter to the Corinthians
7. The 'second' letter to the Corinthians
8. The letter to the Romans
9. The letter to the Philippians
10. The letter to Philemon
11. The letter to the Colossians
12. The letter to the Ephesians
13. The letters to Timothy and Titus
14. Paul--the missionary theologian
15. New Testament letters--interpretation and authorshipC. Letters By Other Church Leaders
16. The letter to the Hebrews
17. The letter of James
18. The first letter of Peter
19. The second letter of Peter and the letter of Jude
20. The letters of JohnApocalyptic Literature
21. The Revelation to John
Glossary
Index

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