A Survey of the New Testament: 4th Edition / Edition 4

A Survey of the New Testament: 4th Edition / Edition 4

by Robert H. Gundry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0310238250

ISBN-13: 9780310238256

Pub. Date: 07/01/2003

Publisher: Zondervan

The 4th edition of this widely used guide to reading and interpreting the New Testament This revised edition of Gundrys survey of the New Testament goes beyond providing background information and technical introductory material and leads students to read the New Testament itself. Whenever possible general questions of introduction and background are tied to

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The 4th edition of this widely used guide to reading and interpreting the New Testament This revised edition of Gundrys survey of the New Testament goes beyond providing background information and technical introductory material and leads students to read the New Testament itself. Whenever possible general questions of introduction and background are tied to assigned readings covering the entire New Testament. In addition, comments on these readings help students with interpretation and follow the flow of thought from one passage to another. Features include:
• New design with four-color format and more photos and improved maps
• Chapters begin with list, of study goals and end with summary, overview and of people, places, terms to remember, and review questions
• Outlines, section headings, subheadings, and bolded items make it easy to follow structure of discussion
• Phonetic pronunciations for unfamiliar names and terms
• Breakouts with illustrative quotes from ancient, nonbiblical literature
• Discussion questions on the contemporary relevance of the New Testament
• Updated bibliographies
• Conservative evangelical theological perspective also notes other positions and literature

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780310238256
Publisher:
Zondervan
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Edition description:
New
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.63(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Illustrations, Maps, and Charts.................................................................................................vi
Pronunciation Key...............................................................................................................xii
Acknowledgments.................................................................................................................xiii
Preface.........................................................................................................................xv
Introduction....................................................................................................................xvii
PART ONE: Political, Cultural, and Religious Antecedents
1. Intertestamental and New Testament Historical Background.....................................................................2
2. The Secular Settings of the New Testament....................................................................................24
3. The Religious and Philosophical Settings of the New Testament................................................................44
PART TWO: Literary and Historical Materials
4. The Canon and Text of the New Testament......................................................................................78
5. The Study of Jesus' Life.....................................................................................................90
6. An Introductory Overview of Jesus' Public Life and Ministry..................................................................110
PART THREE: The Four Canonical Gospels and Acts
7. Mark: An Apology for the Crucifixion of Jesus................................................................................124
8. Matthew: Handbook for a Mixed Church under Persecution.......................................................................158
9. Luke: A Promotion of Christianity in the Greco-Roman World at Large..........................................................206
10. John: Believing in Jesus for Eternal Life...................................................................................254
11. Acts: A Promotion of Christianity in the Greco-Roman World at Large (Continued from the Gospel of Luke).....................298
PART FOUR: The Letters
12. The Early Letters of Paul...................................................................................................346
13. The Major Letters of Paul...................................................................................................372
14. The Prison Letters of Paul..................................................................................................412
15. The Pastoral Letters of Paul................................................................................................438
16. Hebrews: Jesus as Priest....................................................................................................456
17. The Catholic, or General, Letters...........................................................................................472
PART FIVE: The Apocalypse
18. Revelation: Jesus Is Coming!................................................................................................504
In Retrospect...................................................................................................................529
Books in the New Testament: A Summary...........................................................................................530
Glossary of Pronunciations......................................................................................................532
Selective Index of Subjects.....................................................................................................537

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