Exploring the New Testament, Volume 2: A Guide to the Letters & Revelation

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Professors and students will warm to this clearly written and well-informed introduction to the New Testament Letters and the Apocalypse. Exploring the New Testament, Volume Two introduces students of biblical studies and theology to

Greco-Roman background ancient letter writing content and major themes
Paul's life, mission and theology issues of authorship, date and setting methods in reading and interpreting...

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Overview

Professors and students will warm to this clearly written and well-informed introduction to the New Testament Letters and the Apocalypse. Exploring the New Testament, Volume Two introduces students of biblical studies and theology to

Greco-Roman background ancient letter writing content and major themes
Paul's life, mission and theology issues of authorship, date and setting methods in reading and interpreting the New Testament Letters and Revelation the intersection of New Testament criticism with contemporary issues of faith and culture

This revised edition features updated text and bibliographies, and incorporates new material gleaned from the experience of classroom use.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780830825400
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication date: 10/12/2011
  • Series: Exploring the Bible Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 354
  • Sales rank: 510,717
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

I. Howard Marshall (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen; D.D., Asbury) is Emeritus Professor of New Testament Exegesis and Honorary Research Professor at the University of Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Scotland. Among his numerous publications on the New Testament are his commentaries on the Gospel of Luke, Acts, 1-2 Thessalonians, the Pastoral Epistles, 1 Peter and 1-3 John.

He is coauthor of Exploring the New Testament: A Guide to the Letters and Revelation and coeditor of the New International Greek Testament Commentary series, as well as the author of the series' volume on Luke. He has also authored New Testament Theology: Many Witnesses, One Gospel.

Stephen Travis is visiting lecturer at St. John's College in Nottingham, England, where he served for many years as vice principal and lecturer in New Testament. He is the author of several books on New Testament eschatology, including Christian Hope and the Future, The Jesus Hope and Christ and the Judgement of God.

Ian Paul is dean of studies at St. John's College in Nottingham, England. He chairs the Revelation Seminar at the annual British New Testament Conference and has published both popular and academic works on the Bible and its interpretation.

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations
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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