Exploring the New Testament, Volume 2
A Guide to the Letters and Revelation, Third Edition
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Paperback / softback
Publisher: SPCK Publishing
Number of Pages: 400
Width: 18.9 cm
Height: 24.6 cm
‘An invaluable resource for both students and teachers.’ Dr Lucy Peppiatt Tried, tested and trusted by students and teachers across the world, this widely respected study guide enables the reader to engage with an array of essential topics, including: · the Greco-Roman background to ancient letter writing · the content and major themes of Paul's life, mission and theology · issues of authorship, date and setting · well established and newer methods of study · the intersection of New Testament studies with contemporary issues of faith and culture Now in its third edition, this popular textbook has been fully revised and updated, and includes new sections on: · the theological links between Jesus and Paul · major recent discussions on Pauline theology · developments in scholarship of the New Testament · updated bibliographies, highlighting the most important and influential works published in the past decade Drawing on the authors’ decades of experience in teaching these topics, this comprehensive textbook gives students a strong understanding and a solid foundation for further study.
'Readers are given a wealth of resources for study, including historical background, context, scholarly discussions, theological reflections and essay questions. I recommend this book to anyone involved in theological education.' * Dr Lucy Peppiatt, Principal, Westminster Theological Centre * 'Avoids the twin dangers of overwhelming the student with detail and oversimplifying complex issues.' * Michael B. Thompson, former Associate Principal, Ridley Hall, Cambridge * A well-proportioned overview of background material, introductory detail and controversial issues. * James D. G. Dunn, Emeritus Lightfoot Professor of Divinity, Durham University * I know no better book for its purpose. * Richard Bauckham, Professor Emeritus of New Testament Studies, University of St Andrews *