The New Testament: A Student's Introduction / Edition 7

The New Testament: A Student's Introduction / Edition 7

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by Stephen Harris
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073535826

ISBN-13: 9780073535821

Pub. Date: 06/27/2011

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Stephen Harris's best-selling text is designed for students undertaking their first systematic study of the New Testament. The purpose of the text is twofold: to introduce readers to the content and major themes of each book of the New Testament and to familiarize them with the goals and methods of the most recent New Testament scholarship.  See more details below

Overview

Stephen Harris's best-selling text is designed for students undertaking their first systematic study of the New Testament. The purpose of the text is twofold: to introduce readers to the content and major themes of each book of the New Testament and to familiarize them with the goals and methods of the most recent New Testament scholarship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073535821
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
06/27/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
435,077
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. An Invitation to the New Testament
1. An Overview of the New Testament
Key Topics/Themes / What Is the New Testament? / The New Testament and the Hebrew Bible / Testament and Covenant / The Septuagint / Language and Literature of the New Testament / Other Early Christian Literature / Scholarly Approaches to the New Testament
2. How the New Testament Was Formed and Handed Down to Us
Key Topics/Themes / Formation of the New Testament Canon / Transmitting the New Testament Texts / English Translations
3. The Two Worlds in Which Christianity Originated: Jewish and Greek
Key Topics/Themes / The One God, Yahweh / The Torah / The Divine Promises / The Jerusalem Temple / The World of Greek Thought and Culture / Greek Philosophy / Greco-Roman Religion / The Mystery Religions
4. The Troubled World Into Which Jesus Was Born
Key Topics/Themes / Alexander and His Successors / Antiochus's Persecution and the Maccabean Revolt / The Roman Emperors / The Jewish Revolt Against Rome
(and more...)

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