A Voyage Through The New Testament

Paperback | August 14, 2007

byCatherine A. Cory

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Introduction to the New Testament, provides readers with the tools necessary for reading the New Testament literature. It is designed to help them develop a critical eye with concrete examples of how to use the insights of the various historical and literary critical methodologies for the analysis of a particular biblical text. The volume engages Christian churches' faith claims with historical- and literary-critical readings of the biblical texts. To broaden readers' awareness of the range of contemporary interpretations of the New Testament, this volume also provides examples of different inculturated readings of various New Testament texts. The volume examines issues of interpretation, modern methods of studying the Bible, the Old Testament, the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the letters associated with Paul, other letters and the Book of Revelations. For those interested in a thorough reading of the New Testament.

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Introduction to the New Testament, provides readers with the tools necessary for reading the New Testament literature. It is designed to help them develop a critical eye with concrete examples of how to use the insights of the various historical and literary critical methodologies for the analysis of a particular biblical text. The ...

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“This voyage through the New Testament involves the unfolding of a human story about suffering and hope, expectation and promise, death and new life. Whether you are a religious person or not, perhaps you will find your own life story somewhere in these pages.” Catherine A. Cory, from the preface   This unique introductory tex...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 9.2 × 6.9 × 1.1 inPublished:August 14, 2007Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:013049495X

ISBN - 13:9780130494955

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Table of Contents

Part I: Before We Begin

Chapter 1.  Issues of Interpretation

Chapter 2.  Contemporary Methods of Studying the Bible

Chapter 3.  The First-Century Greco-Roman World

Chapter 4.  Israel's Story of Salvation

Chapter 5.  First-Century Judaism

 

Part II:  The Gospels

Chapter 6.  The Gospel According to Mark

Chapter 7.  The Gospel According to Matthew

Chapter 8.  The Gospel According to Luke

Chapter 9.  The Gospel According to John

Chapter 10.  The Synoptic Problem and Historical Jesus Research

Chapter 11. Non-Canonical Gospels

 

Part III:  Acts of the Apostles

Chapter 12.  Acts of the Apostles

 

Part IV:  The Letters Associated with Paul

Chapter 13.  The First and Second Letters to the Thessalonians

Chapter 14.  Paul's Letter to the Galatians

Chapter 15.  Paul's Letters to the Philippians and to Philemon

Chapter 16.  Paul's First and Second Letters to the Corinthians

Chapter 17.  Paul's Letter to the Romans

Chapter 18.  The Letters to the Colossians and Ephesians

Chapter 19.  The Pastoral Letters

 

Part V:  Other Letters

Chapter 20.  The Letter to the Hebrews

Chapter 21.  The Letters of James and Jude

Chapter 22.  The First and Second Letters of Peter

Chapter 23.  The Three Letters of John

 

Part VI:  Apocalyptic Literature

Chapter 24.  The Book of Revelation