The New Testament

The New Testament : Proclamation and Parenesis, Myth and History

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The third edition of this respected text represents a major rewrite. The author has given thorough attention to the details of inclusive language, while covering social-historical and literary-historical factors. Coverage includes the synoptic gospels and Acts, and the historical Jesus as the presupposition of the New Testament. Features: * Exegetical surveys promote deeper understanding as students read the New Testament. * End-of-chapter bibliographies complement an extensive general bibliography, and the research bibliography for writing term papers, includes a section on computer research. New to this edition: * An expanded Major Archaeological Discoveries, Textual Discoveries and Publications Appendix includes new selections. * Methods chapter uses an interpretation of the Lord's Prayer as a model for discussion. * Materials from appendices found in previous edition are now integrated into the text. * Chapters are reorganized and updated, with new social and historical emphasis.
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  • Paperback | 516 pages
  • 157.48 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 816.46g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 015500378X
  • 9780155003781

Table of contents

Preface. Interpreting the New Testament. The Lord's Prayer. The Social-Historical Context of the New Testament. The Cultural and Religious Environment of the New Testament. A Brief Social History of Early Christianity. The Earliest Non-Pauline Christians. Paul: Apostle to the Gentiles. Paul's Letters: Historical Context, Social Context and Theology. Early Deutero-Pauline Christianity and the Letter to the Hebrews. The Gospel of Mark: A Mysterious Apocalyptic Drama. The Gospel of Matthew: Christianity as Obedience to the New Revelation. The Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles: The Idea and Ethics of Salvation History. The Gospel and Letters of John: The Literature of the Johannine School. Revelation. The Church on the Way to Becoming an Institution: 1, Peter, James, 1, 2, Timothy, Titus, Jude, 2 Peter. The Presumption of the New Testament: Jesus. Epilogue. Appendix.
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