Making Sense of the New Testament (Three Crucial Questions): Three Crucial Questions [NOOK Book]

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The New Testament is the foundation of the Christian church, but some question its historical accuracy. Others have claimed that Paul's teaching differs from that of the Gospels. How can we reconcile the seemingly different messages of Jesus and Paul? What is the relevance of the New Testament in our world today, in cultures far removed by time and space from the first-century Mediterranean world? What principles can we use to make appropriate applications?
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Making Sense of the New Testament (Three Crucial Questions): Three Crucial Questions

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Overview

The New Testament is the foundation of the Christian church, but some question its historical accuracy. Others have claimed that Paul's teaching differs from that of the Gospels. How can we reconcile the seemingly different messages of Jesus and Paul? What is the relevance of the New Testament in our world today, in cultures far removed by time and space from the first-century Mediterranean world? What principles can we use to make appropriate applications?
In Making Sense of the New Testament, Craig Blomberg offers a reasonable, well-informed response to these crucial questions encountered by Bible readers. Grounded in sound scholarship but written in an accessible style, this book offers reliable guidance to pastors, students, and anyone interested in a better understanding of the New Testament.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441206787
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 3/1/2004
  • Series: Three Crucial Questions
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 190
  • Sales rank: 449,226
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Craig L. Blomberg (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is distinguished professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary, where he has taught for more than fifteen years. He is the author or editor of more than ten books, including Jesus and the Gospels and Interpreting the Parables.
Craig L. Blomberg (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is distinguished professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary, where he has taught for more than twenty-five years. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including A Handbook of New Testament Exegesis, Jesus and the Gospels, The Historical Reliability of the Gospels, Preaching the Parables, Making Sense of the New Testament, and commentaries on Matthew, 1 Corinthians, and James.
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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations 9
Preface 11
Introduction 13
1 Is the New Testament Historically Reliable? 17
2 Was Paul the True Founder of Christianity? 71
3 How Is the Christian to Apply the New Testament to Life? 107
Summary 145
Notes 149
Subject Index 175
Scripture Index 183
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2007

    Great NT Overview

    A helpful overview giving reasons to show the historical validity of the New Testament. It is very readable, but it also goes into excellent depth in the footnotes for further study. Blomberg is a trusted conservative scholar who is also a great guy and one who puts his faith in Christ into practice.

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