Introducing the New Testament: A Historical, Literary, and Theological Survey

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Overview

This beautifully written and engaging survey offers an up-to-date New Testament introduction for undergraduate students and general readers. Powell presents disputed and controversial issues fairly, neither dictating conclusions nor privileging skepticism over faith-based perspectives. The book is written in a lively and engaging style and includes helpful sidebars, maps, tables, charts, glossary, diagrams, and suggestions for further reading. In addition, this full-color book includes beautiful artwork illustrating the reception of the New Testament through various times and cultures.

A companion Web site through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources features a video introduction from the author and a wealth of additional resources for students and instructors. Resources for students include introductory videos, chapter summaries, chapter objectives, study questions, flash cards, extra sidebars and charts, self quizzes, and bibliographies. Resources for professors include discussion prompts, pedagogical suggestions, PowerPoint outlines, and a test/quiz bank.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801028687
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/1/2009
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 87,128
  • Product dimensions: 9.24 (w) x 7.20 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Allan Powell (PhD, Union Theological Seminary, Richmond) is the Robert and Phyllis Leatherman Professor of New Testament at Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio. He is the general editor of the HarperCollins Bible Dictionary as well as the author of numerous articles and books. Powell has also served as the chair of the SBL Historical Jesus Section and is the former New Testament editor of the SBL Academia Biblica dissertation series.
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Table of Contents

Contents

Preface
1. The New Testament World
2. The New Testament Writings
3. Jesus
4. The Gospels
5. Matthew
6. Mark
7. Luke
8. John
9. Acts
10. New Testament Letters
11. Paul
12. Romans
13. 1 Corinthians
14. 2 Corinthians
15. Galatians
16. Ephesians
17. Philippians
18. Colossians
19. 1 Thessalonians
20. 2 Thessalonians
21. The Pastoral Letters: 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus
22. Philemon
23. Hebrews
24. James
25. 1 Peter
26. 2 Peter
27. The Johannine Letters: 1 John, 2 John, 3 John
28. Jude
29. Revelation
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  • Posted October 15, 2013

    Highly Recommended but I need the Text-to-Speech enabled for this book

    One of the greatest selling points about NookStudy is the Text-to-Speech enabled for books. For people who are aging and eye sight that is not as clear as it use to be this is a great feature and a wonderful help to aging eyes.

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