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10 Things Worth Knowing about the New Testament

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Illuminating 10 key aspects from the New Testament, renowned Bible teacher Philip Greenslade offers engaging insights into the Bible that are worth knowing.

10 Things Worth Knowing About The New Testament answers the "how?" and "why?" questions people may have about the Bible to help them appreciate how and why it is God's Word for them today.

A great companion to Greenslade's book 10 Things Worth Knowing About The Old Testament.

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February 20, 2018

A Critical Introduction to the New Testament: Interpreting the Message and Meaning of Jesus Christ

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This book introduces the New Testament in two senses: it not only provides basic literary and historical information on each of the twenty-seven writings but also orients readers to the religious, theological, and ethical issues related to the message and meaning of Jesus Christ. The overall goal is to help interested readers of the New Testament become informed, responsible interpreters of these writings and thereby enrich their personal faith and understanding. By giving special emphasis to how the New Testament has helped shape the church's identity and theological outlook throughout the centuries, as well as the role it has played within the broader cultures of both East and West, this introduction also seeks to assist readers in exercising creative, informed leadership within their own communities of faith and in bringing a deeper understanding of early Christianity to their conversations with the wider public. Along with separate chapters devoted to each New Testament writing, there are chapters explaining how this collection of texts emerged as uniquely authoritative witnesses to the church's faith; why they were recognized as canonical whereas other early Christian writings were not; how the four canonical Gospels are related to one another, including a discussion of the Synoptic Problem; how the Jesus tradition--his teachings, stories from his ministry, and the accounts of his suffering, death and resurrection--originated and developed into Gospels written in narrative form; and how the Gospels relate to Jesus Christ as he was and is. Also included is a chapter on the writings of Paul and how they emerged as a collection of authoritative texts for the church. This chapter includes a discussion of ancient letter-writing, special considerations for interpreting the Pauline writings, and Paul's decisive influence within the history of the church and western culture. A distinctive feature of this introduction is its simultaneous publication in two versions. There is a standard, printed version with comprehensive yet detailed coverage of each writing and supplementary chapters on related introductory questions. There is also an expanded CD-ROM version, which gives fuller treatment (and supporting endnotes) to numerous issues introduced in the printed version; provides extensive, annotated bibliographies on each chapter; and includes additional maps, diagrams, charts, and other resources for classroom use and personal study.
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May 1, 2005

A Survey of the New Testament Laminated Sheet

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Students of the New Testament may not know everything they need to know, but they do know there's a lot they need to know! Whether studying for exams or delving into New Testament Scripture, students need critical information at their fingertips. Instead, it's usually scattered throughout textbooks, self-made crib sheets, and sticky-notes on their computer monitor. Now there's a better way! The Zondervan Get an A! Study Guides to Survey of the New Testament is a handy, at-a-glance study aid ideal for last minute review, a quick overview of the textbook, or as an aid in New Testament study. This set contains six information-packed sheets that are laminated and three-hole-punched, making them both durable and portable. The study guide is tied to Survey of the New Testament by Robert Gundry.

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June 24, 2007

A Survey of the New Testament Laminated Sheet (Zondervan Get an A! Study Guides)

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Students of the New Testament may not know everything they need to know, but they do know there’s a lot they need to know! Whether studying for exams or delving into New Testament Scripture, students need critical information at their fingertips. Instead, it’s usually scattered throughout textbooks, self-made crib sheets, and sticky-notes on their computer monitor. Now there’s a better way! The Zondervan Get an A! Study Guides to Survey of the New Testament is a handy, at-a-glance study aid ideal for last minute review, a quick overview of the textbook, or as an aid in New Testament study. This set contains six information-packed sheets that are laminated and three-hole-punched, making them both durable and portable. The study guide is tied to Survey of the New Testament by Robert Gundry.

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June 24, 2007

A.D. The Bible Continues: The Revolution That Changed the World

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When Pontius Pilate ordered the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, he thought he was putting an end to the Jewish uprising that had been threatening the authority of the Roman Empire. What Pilate didn't realize, however, was that real revolution was just getting started.

Based on the epic NBC television series, A.D. The Bible Continues: The Revolution that Changed the World is a sweeping Biblical narrative that brings the political intrigue, religious persecution, and emotional turmoil of the Book of Acts to life in stunning, vibrant detail. Beginning with the crucifixion, NYT best-selling author and Bible teacher Dr. David Jeremiah chronicles the tumultuous struggles of Christ's disciples following the Resurrection. From the brutal stoning of Stephen and Saul's radical conversion, through the unyielding persecution of Peter and the relentless wrath of Pilate, Jeremiah paints a magnificent portrait of the political and religious upheaval that led to the formation of the early Church.

Complete with helpful background information about the characters, culture, and traditions included in the television series, A.D. The Bible Continues: The Revolution That Changed the World is not only a riveting, action-packed read, it is also an illuminating exploration of one of the most significant chapters in world history.

Get ready to watch history unfold. The revolution that changed the world has begun!





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9781496407177
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April 14, 2015

An Introduction to the New Testament: Witnesses to God's New Work

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Written by prominent professor and skilled interpreter Charles Cousar, An Introduction to the New Testament provides a concise overview of the content and purpose of the books of the New Testament within the context of the church's early development. This cogent introduction gives serious attention to the history of earliest Christianity but always returns to the texts' theological meaning and significance, highlighting the relevance of these books for the church today.

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September 19, 2006

Cradle the Cross & the Crown 2nd Edition

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The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown guides serious New Testament students through the historical, literary, and theological dimensions of the biblical text, allowing them to better understand and share God's "word of truth" (2 Tim 2:15). It offers a thorough introduction to all twenty-seven books of the New Testament and closely examines events such as Christ's incarnation and virgin birth, his crucifixion and resurrection, and triumphant return.

The second edition features updated bibliographies and footnotes, interpretation sections that cover different literary genres in the New Testament, an epilogue that canvasses the entire storyline of Scripture, and a variety of maps. All of these new features contribute to making this a life-long resource for students of Scripture.

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August 15, 2016

Four Portraits, One Jesus

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To Christians worldwide, the man Jesus of Nazareth is the centerpiece of history, the object of faith, hope, and worship. Even those who do not follow him admit the vast influence of his life. For anyone interested in knowing more about Jesus, study of the four biblical Gospels is essential. Four Portraits, One Jesus is a thorough yet accessible introduction to these documents and their subject, the life and person of Jesus. Like different artists rendering the same subject using different styles and points of view, the Gospels paint four highly distinctive portraits of the same remarkable Jesus. With clarity and insight, Mark Strauss illuminates these four books, first addressing their nature, origin, methods for study, and historical, religious, and cultural backgrounds. He then moves on to closer study of each narrative and its contribution to our understanding of Jesus, investigating things such as plot, characters, and theme. Finally, he pulls it all together with a detailed examination of what the Gospels teach about Jesus' ministry, message, death, and resurrection, with excursions into the quest for the historical Jesus and the historical reliability of the Gospels.

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April 10, 2007

Four Portraits, One Jesus E-Learning Bundle: Textbook, Video Lectures, Laminated Sheet, and Interactive Workbook

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The Four Portraits, One Jesus E-Learning Bundle is only for students enrolled in a course at an institution that utilizes the Blackboard Learn(TM) platform.

For anyone interested in knowing more about Jesus, study of the four biblical Gospels is essential. Four Portraits, One Jesus provides a thorough yet accessible introduction to these documents and their subject, the life and person of Jesus. Now, with the Four Portraits, One Jesus E-Learning Bundle for use on the Blackboard Learn platform, the full suite of Four Portraits, One Jesus materials is available to online and distance-learning students.

This all-inclusive package includes:

  • Four Portraits, One Jesus (textbook)
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  • Four Portraits, One Jesus Laminated Sheet (study reference sheet)
  • Access Card for Four Portraits, One Jesus Interactive Workbook (delivered via Blackboard)
  • Like different artists rendering the same subject using different styles and points of view, the Gospels paint four highly distinctive portraits of the same remarkable Jesus. The Four Portraits, One Jesus E-Learning Bundle provides online and distance-learning students with everything necessary for a full introductory course on the Gospels.

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    August 25, 2015

    Introduccion Al Nuevo Testamento

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    Una introducción al Nuevo Testamento es un libro imprescindible para los estudiantes de la Biblia.
    Recorre todos los libros del Nuevo Testamento, aportando información sobre el trasfondo, la historia, la canonicidad, la autoría, la estructura literaria, el propósito, los receptores y la fecha de cada uno de ellos.

    Además, en cada libro del Nuevo Testamento encontramos un resumen del contenido e información sobre los estudios más recientes, además de una valoración sobre su contribución teológica al canon de las Escrituras. Gracias a ello, el lector podrá entender e interpretar los libros del Nuevo Testamento a partir de una acertada contextualización histórica.

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    July 12, 2009

    Introducing the New Testament: A Historical, Literary, and Theological Survey

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    This beautifully written and engaging survey offers an up-to-date New Testament introduction for undergraduate students and general readers. Powell presents disputed and controversial issues fairly, neither dictating conclusions nor privileging skepticism over faith-based perspectives. The book is written in a lively and engaging style and includes helpful sidebars, maps, tables, charts, glossary, diagrams, and suggestions for further reading. In addition, this full-color book includes beautiful artwork illustrating the reception of the New Testament through various times and cultures.

    A companion Web site through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources features a video introduction from the author and a wealth of additional resources for students and instructors. Resources for students include introductory videos, chapter summaries, chapter objectives, study questions, flash cards, extra sidebars and charts, self quizzes, and bibliographies. Resources for professors include discussion prompts, pedagogical suggestions, PowerPoint outlines, and a test/quiz bank.

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    October 1, 2009

    Introduction to New Testament Textual Criticism Revised

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    F. F. Bruce commented on the first edition, "I am glad to give it my warm commendation. As an introduction to the criticism of the New Testament it has . . . no equal in English." Since Bruce's comments on the original edition thirty years ago, this clear and comprehensive introduction to New Testament textual criticism has remained a popular text for beginning and intermediate students. Diagrams, an appendix of Latin terms, supplementary readings, a bibliography, and an index make this revised edition an invaluable resource.
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    October 1, 1993