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Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey (Encountering Biblical Studies)
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Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey (Encountering Biblical Studies)

Author: Elwell, Walter A.; Yarbrough, Robert W.
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ISBN: 0801039649 / 9780801039645
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Baker Academic
Release Date: 2013-05-15
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Studying the New Testament can be an exciting--and intimidating--experience. This readable survey is designed to make the adventure less daunting and more rewarding. Two senior scholars offer a new edition of their award-winning introductory text, now with updated content and a new interior design. Other distinguishing features include abundant images, maps, and charts--all in full color;sidebars that address ethical and theological concerns and provide primary source material;focus boxes isolating key issues;chapter outlines, learning objectives, and summaries;and study questions.
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To the Professor
To the Student
1. Why Study the New Testament?
Part 1: Encountering Jesus and the Gospels
2. The Middle East in the Days of Jesus
3. The Gospel and the Four Gospels
4. The Gospel of Matthew: The Messiah Has Come!
5. The Gospel of Mark: Son of God, Servant of All
6. The Gospel of Luke: A Savior for All People
7. The Gospel of John: Eternal Life through His Name
8. Man from Galilee: The Life of Jesus Christ
9. Lord, Teach Us: The Teaching Ministry of Jesus Christ
10. Modern Approaches to the New Testament: Historical Criticism and Hermeneutics
11. The Modern Study of the Gospels
12. The Modern Search for Jesus
Part 2: Encountering Acts and the Earliest Church
13. The World and Identity of the Earliest Church
14. Acts 1-7: The Earliest Days of the Church
15. Acts 8-12: Salvation for Both Jew and Gentile
16. Acts 13-28: The Light of Christ to the Ends of the Earth
Part 3: Encountering Paul and His Epistles
17. All Things to All People: Life and Teachings of the Apostle Paul
18. Romans: Right with God
19. Corinthians and Galatians: Apostolic Counsel for Confused Churches
20. Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon: Letters from Prison
21. Thessalonians, Timothy, and Titus: A Legacy of Faithfulness
Part 4: Encountering the General Epistles and the Apocalypse
22. Hebrews and James: Maintaining Full Commitment to Christ
23. Peter, John, and Jude: A Call to Faith, Hope, and Love
24. Revelation: God Is in Control!
Epilogue: Matters to Ponder

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