The Lion and the Lamb New Testament Essentials from the Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown

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  • Copyright: 2012-07-15
  • Publisher: B&H Academic

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Engaging and accessible, The Lion and the Lambis an ideal resource for college students and others interested in knowing the essentials of each New Testament book. A concise summary of The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown-- the acclaimed New Testament introduction by the same authors -- this volume sets a new standard for high-level, up-to-date research presented in a core knowledge format that is practical, relevant, and easy to follow. Part One features chapters on the nature of Scripture and the religious and political background of the New Testament. Part Two covers the Gospels in the canonical order, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Part Three uses Acts as the framework for treating Paul's letters in chronological written order: Galatians, 1-2 Thessalonians, 1-2 Corinthians, Romans, and the Prison and Pastoral Epistles (Philippians, Ephesians, Colossians, Philemon, and 1-2 Timothy and Titus, respectively). Part Four includes discussions of the General Epistles (Hebrews, James, 1-2 Peter, 1-3 John, Jude) and Revelation. Each chapter clearly discusses the book's key facts, contribution to the canon, historical setting, literary features, and theological message. In all, The Lion and the Lambmakes this learning exciting and rewarding.

Author Biography

Andreas J. Kostenberger is professor of New Testament and director of Ph.D. Studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina, and director of acquisitions for B&H Academic. L. Scott Kellum is associate professor of New Testament and Greek at Souteastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Charles L. Quarles is vice president for Integration of Faith and Learning, professor of New Testament and Greek, and chairs the division of Christian Studies at Louisiana College in Pineville, Louisiana.

Table of Contents

Abbreviationsp. vii
Prefacep. xiii
Introductionp. 1
The Nature and Scope of Scripturep. 2
The Political and Religious Background of the New Testamentp. 19
Jesus and the Gospelsp. 37
Introduction to Jesus and the Gospelsp. 38
The Gospel According to Matthewp. 53
The Gospel According to Markp. 76
The Gospel According to Lukep. 87
The Gospel According to Johnp. 105
The Early Church and Paulp. 121
The Book of Actsp. 122
Introduction to Paul and His Lettersp. 138
PaulÆs Letter to the Galatiansp. 150
Paul's Thessalonian Correspondence: 1-2 Thessaloniansp. 162
PaulÆs Corinthian Correspondence: 1-2 Corinthiansp. 176
Paul's Letter to the Romansp. 207
The Prison Epistles: Philippians, Ephesians, Colossians, and Philemonp. 231
The Pastoral Epistles: 1-2 Timothy, Titusp. 266
The General Epistles and Revelationp. 287
The Letter to the Hebrewsp. 288
The Letter of Jamesp. 309
The Petrine Epistles (1-2 Peter) and the Letter of Judep. 324
The Johannine Epistles: 1-3 Johnp. 356
The Book of Revelationp. 374
Glossaryp. 397
Name Indexp. 414
Subject Indexp. 418
Scripture Indexp. 422
Mapsp. 447
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