9780078119132

The New Testament: A Student's Introduction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078119132

  • ISBN10:

    0078119138

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/25/2014
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

The New Testament 8e is designed for undergraduates beginning their first systematic study of the Christian Greek Scriptures. This introductory text familiarizes readers with the contents and major themes of the New Testament and acquaints them with the goals and methods of important Biblical scholarship.

Table of Contents

Harris, The New Testament 8e

Part I- AN INVITATION TO THE NEW TESTAMENT

1: An Overview of the New Testament

2. How the New Testament Was Formed and Handed Down to Us

Part II- THE THREE WORLDS IN WHICH CHRISTIANITY ORIGINATED

3: The Diverse World of First-Century Judaism

4: The World of Greek Thought and Culture

5: The World of Roman Political Power

Part III- DIVERSE PORTRAITS OF JESUS

6: The Gospels

7: Mark’s Portrait of Jesus

8: Matthew’s Portrait of Jesus

9: Luke’s Portrait of Jesus

10: John’s Reinterpretation of Jesus

11: The Continuing Quest for the Historical Jesus

Part IV- THE ACCOUNT OF THE EARLY CHURCH

12: The Book of Acts

Part V- PAUL AND THE PAULINE TRADITION

13: Paul

14: Unity, Freedom, and Christ’s Return

15: Freedom from Law and Justification by Faith

16: Letters from Prison

17: Continuing the Pauline Tradition

Part VI- GENERAL LETTERS AND SOME VISIONS OF END TIME

18: General Letters on Faith and Behavior

19: Continuing the Apocalyptic Hope

20: Outside the Canon Other Early Christian Literature

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