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Published March 1st by Baker Academic first published June testa,ent One of the things that sticks out is the discussion about the authorship and dating of each book.

Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Lists with This Book. This readable survey is designed to make the adventure less daunting and more rewarding. Somewhat difficult read, good comprehensive book tedtament each book in the New Testament.

The picture selection has been updated. Apostolic Counsel for Confused Churches Jul 11, Nathan rated it liked it Shelves: The ‘special effects’ provided by the educational and graphic consultants enhance the substantial and thoroughly evangelical content. Matters to Ponder Glossary Indexes show more.

Model of the Second Jewish Temple. Easy to read and visually pleasing, this volume includes many features both teachers and students will find useful. Icons clearly delineate the focus of each testtament of text: Encountering the New Testament Walter A.

The section where they date each book is sometimes hard to follow because it gives five different dates and then says it is probably this one.

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A Legacy of Faithfulness Part 4: Refresh and try again. This textbook elwel designed to facilitate an understanding of the theology and history of the New Testament that enables students to undertake an honest and informed reading of the New Testament text for themselves. This book offers a very simplistic hew of the New Testament and does not include much of the nuance that exists in the scholarship.


Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. It is an excellent resource for this purpose, and will likely find a wide acceptance on both sides of the Atlantic not only for its clear, concise summaries of the state-of-the-art in contemporary scholarship, but also for the attractive way in which it is presented, and its clearly articulated educational orientation.

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Elwell PhD, University of Edinburgh is emeritus professor of biblical and theological studies at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, where he taught for nearly thirty years. Peter, John, and Jude: Want to Read saving….

Bernard, Southwestern Journal of Theology show more. Geared to our visual age, full-page pictures and multicolored diagrams captivate the reader. This volume, however, presents the history and the theology tthe the New Testamwnt together, at times emphasizing an aspect of one discipline or the other, but ultimately offering an encounter with both fields. Historical, cultural, and geographical backgrounds are interwoven to help readers understand the broader context in which Scripture eowell be testa,ent.

Encountering Paul and His Epistles This is actually my textbook this year for Bible. Other books in the series. There’s a lot of interesting information about, well, the New Testament. Of the Pauline corpus, only Romans receives its own chapter and the rest of the letters are nrw somewhat oddly.

The computer-literate reader is furthermore enticed by pictorial CD that is included to stimulate further study. Encountering the New Testament: I have thoroughly enjoyed the study and reading of this book.


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Description Studying the New Testament can be an exciting – and intimidating – experience. Historical Criticism and Hermeneutics With the third edition the authors strive to produce a New Testament survey that is more clear, concise, and up-to-date than previous versions.

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Unfortunately these writings feel tacked on to the end encokntering the canon, relatively unknown afterthoughts to the charismatic personas of Jesus and Paul which dominate the rest of the New Testament writings.

The visual aids help bring the world of encounterinb text to life and enhance the readers’ understanding of the background materials. You are commenting using your Twitter account. No tesstament or quizzes yet. This book will work well as a text for college New Testament survey class. Apostolic Counsel for Confused Churches Finally, it is my hope from the knowledge that I have gained from the completion of this book, that God will use it not for selfish ambition or gain, but solely for the purpose to glorify God, especially amongst the people that God will place in my path.