An Introduction to the New Testament

An Introduction to the New Testament

by Raymond E. Brown




Mediating between Christian theology and critical historiography , the late Raymond Brown has furnished a reading guide and commentary on the historical, thematic, theological, religious , spiritual and ecclesiastical aspects of each New Testament book. His dedication to the solid historical analysis of ancient texts and to studying the New Testament in its historical setting will facilitate a new generation's study of the Bible.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780385247672
Publisher: The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/28/1997
Series: Anchor Yale Bible Commentary Series
Pages: 878
Product dimensions: 6.48(w) x 9.52(h) x 2.04(d)

About the Author

Raymond E. Brown, S.S., taught for many years at Saint Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore and was Professor of Biblical Studies at the Union Theological Seminary for two decades. He was the author of three books in the Anchor Bible series on the Gospels and Epistles of John and wrote the classic Anchor Bible Reference Library volumes The Birth of the Messiah, The Death of the Messiah, and An Introduction to the New Testament. He died in 1998.

Francis J. Maloney, S.D.B., is Katherine Drexel Chair for Religious Studies at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Among his many distinguished books are The Gospel of John, A Hard Saying: The Gospel and Culture, and The Gospel of Mark.

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