9780310238591

Introduction to the New Testament, An

  • ISBN 13:

    9780310238591

  • ISBN 10:

    0310238595

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 09/01/2005
  • Publisher: Harpercollins Christian Pub

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Summary

This highly acclaimed New Testament introductionhas now been significantly revised and expanded byDrs. D. A. Carson and Douglas Moo, extending thistext's valuable insights to a new generation of students.The primary focus of the book remains "special introduction,"dealing with questions of authorship, dates, sources, purpose, audience, and so forth. Thisfocus allows the reader to see the New Testamentbooks in their historical settings and to understandthe important debates that affected the first centuriesof the church.Significant changes in the second edition include: - Each chapter on a particular book of the Bible containsa more substantial summary of the book's content, as well as brief discussions of recent literary andsocial-science approaches to New Testament interpretation.-A brand new chapter, "Thinking about the Study ofthe New Testament," provides a historical survey examining Bible study method through the ages.- The chapter on Paul has been expanded to include an analysis of current debates on the "new perspective" onthe apostle.- The section on "Pseudonymity" has been significantly expanded and moved to an expandedsection on the Pauline letters.

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