The New Testament: A Student's Introduction

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Harris, The New Testament 8e

Part I- AN INVITATION TO THE NEW TESTAMENT

1: An Overview of the New Testament

2. How the New Testament Was Formed and Handed Down to Us

Part II- THE THREE WORLDS IN WHICH CHRISTIANITY ORIGINATED

3: The Diverse World of First-Century Judaism

4: The World of Greek Thought and Culture

5: The World of Roman Political Power

Part III- DIVERSE PORTRAITS OF JESUS

6: The Gospels

7: Mark's Portrait of Jesus

8: Matthew's Portrait of Jesus

9: Luke's Portrait of Jesus

10: John's Reinterpretation of Jesus

11: The Continuing Quest for the Historical Jesus

Part IV- THE ACCOUNT OF THE EARLY CHURCH

12: The Book of Acts

Part V- PAUL AND THE PAULINE TRADITION

13: Paul

14: Unity, Freedom, and Christ's Return

15: Freedom from Law and Justification by Faith

16: Letters from Prison

17: Continuing the Pauline Tradition

Part VI- GENERAL LETTERS AND SOME VISIONS OF END TIME

18: General Letters on Faith and Behavior

19: Continuing the Apocalyptic Hope

20: Outside the Canon Other Early Christian Literature


The New Testament 8e is designed for undergraduates beginning their first systematic study of the Christian Greek Scriptures. This introductory text familiarizes readers with the contents and major themes of the New Testament and acquaints them with the goals and methods of important Biblical scholarship.
Autor: Stephen L. Harris
Stephen L. Harris is Professor Emeritus of Humanities and Religious Studies at California State University, Sacramento, where he served ten years as department chair. A Woodrow Wilson Fellow, he received his M.A. and Ph.D. from Cornell University. A member of the Society of Biblical Literature, his publications include Understanding the Bible (8th edition, 2011); The Old Testament: An Introduction to the Hebrew Bible (with Robert Platzner); Classical Mythology: Images and Insights (with Gloria Platzner); Exploring the Bible; and Fire Mountains of the West: The Cascade and Mono Lake Volcanoes, a survey of volcanic hazards on the U.S. Pacific Coast; and for National Geographic Books, Restless Earth, a study of global earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions. He contributed the chapter on "Archaeology and Volcanism" to the Encyclopedia of Volcanoes (Academic Press, 2000).

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Autor: Stephen L. Harris
ISBN-13 :: 9780078119132
ISBN: 0078119138
Erscheinungsjahr: 25.02.2014
Verlag: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Gewicht: 810g
Seiten: 544
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 8 ed.
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 233x190x22 mm, illustrations
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