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

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

by Mark Allan Powell

Hardcover(2nd Edition)

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This lively, engaging introduction to the New Testament is critical yet faith-friendly, lavishly illustrated, and accompanied by a variety of pedagogical aids, including sidebars, maps, tables, charts, diagrams, and suggestions for further reading. The full-color interior features art from around the world that illustrates the New Testament's impact on history and culture.

The first edition has been well received (over 60,000 copies sold). This new edition has been thoroughly revised in response to professor feedback and features an updated interior design. It offers expanded coverage of the New Testament world in a new chapter on Jewish backgrounds, features dozens of new works of fine art from around the world, and provides extensive new online material for students and professors available through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801099601
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/15/2018
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 592
Sales rank: 297,637
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

About 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 general editor of the HarperCollins Bible Dictionary as well as author of numerous articles and books.

Table of Contents

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

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