An Introduction to the New Testament: by Carson & Moo
D. A. Carson & Douglas J. Moo
|An Introduction to the New Testament focuses on "special introduction" that is historical questions dealing with authorship, date, sources, purpose, destination, and so forth. This approach stands in contrast to recent texts that concentrate more on literary form, rhetorical criticism, and historical parallels—topics the authors don’t minimize, but instead think are better given extended treatment in exegesis courses. By refocusing on the essentials, An Introduction to the New Testament ensures that the New Testament books will be accurately understood within historical settings. For each New Testament document, the authors also provide a substantial summary of that book’s content, discuss the book’s theological contribution to the overall canon, and give an account of current studies on that book, including recent literary and social-science approaches to interpretation. This second edition reflects significant revision and expansion from the original, making this highly acclaimed text even more valuable. • A new chapter provides a historical survey examining Bible study method through the ages. • The chapter on Paul has been expanded to include an analysis of debates on the “new perspective.” • The discussion of New Testament epistles has been expanded to form a new chapter.|
This new edition will help a new generation of students better grasp the message of the New Testament.
D. A. Carson (PhD, University of Cambridge) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He is the author or coauthor of over 45 books, including the Gold Medallion Award-winning book The Gagging of God, and An Introduction to the New Testament. He is general editor of Telling the Truth: Evangelizing Postmoderns and Worship by the Book. He has served as a pastor and is an active guest lecturer in church and academic settings around the world.
Douglas Moo is the Blanchard Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College. He holds a PhD from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. His work centers on understanding the text of the New Testament and its application today.
Features: Bibliography, Index
Physical Info: 1.57" H x 9.51" L x 7.67" W (3.15 lbs) 784 pages
Carton Quantity: 12
Publisher: Zondervan Publishing Company
US SRP: 39.99 US
Pub Date: September 2005
- Biblical Studies | New Testament | New Testament Introduct
- Biblical Studies | New Testament | New Testament Theology
- Religion | Biblical Criticism & Interpretation | New Testament
- Theometrics | Academic
- Religious Orientation | Christian
OCLC Number: OCLC#57893908
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