9780534627485

Cengage Advantage Books: New Testament Story An Introduction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534627485

  • ISBN10:

    053462748X

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/12/2008
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

Find yourself in the midst of New Testament times and events with NEW TESTAMENT STORY: AN INTRODUCTION, Fourth Edition. Author David L. Barr demonstrates how every New Testament writing is located within the context of a story, even if the individual piece does not express a story itself. The book helps you critically examine each piece to uncover its significance and meaning and gain a stronger understanding of the language used, as well as the historical and cultural differences between Biblical and modern times.

Table of Contents

Introduction: the Three Worlds of the Text: Reading the New Testament Story
Preparing to Hear the Stories: the Cultural Context of the First Audience
The Story before the Writings: Storytelling in Earliest Christianity
The Story In Letters
The Earliest Jesus Literature: the The ssalonian Correspondence
Paul+s Letters to His Followers: Philemon, Philippians, Galatians, Corinthians
Paul+s Address to Those outside His Circle: Romans
Paul for a New Day: Colossians, Ephesians, Timothy, Titus
Echoes of Other Stories: James, Jude, Hebrews, Peter
The Story In Narratives
Stories Told: Approaches to Understanding the Gospels
God+s Kingdom in a Tragic World: the Gospel According to Mark
The Book of the New Community: the Gospel According to Matthew
The Gospel as Heroic Narrative: the Story of Luke-Acts
Irony and the Spirit: the Gospel According to John
The Dawn of a New Day: the Apocalypse of John
The Story after the Writings: One Story in Many
Appendix: Doing Your Own Research: Hints for Writing Research Papers on the New Testament
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
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