The Routledge Guidebook to The New Testament

Editor/Author Gray, Patrick
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 978-0-41-572903-1
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2017
Table of Contents

The Routledge Guidebook to the New Testament offers an academic introduction to the New Testament. With further reading suggestions, this guidebook is essential reading for all students of religion and philosophy, and all those wishing to engage with this important work.

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Table of Contents

  • Series editor preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1 The context of early Christianity and the New Testament
  • The Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles
  • The literature of the New Testament: the Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles
  • Mark
  • Matthew
  • Luke-Acts
  • John
  • Letters
  • The literature of the New Testament: Letters
  • Romans
  • 1 Corinthians
  • 2 Corinthians
  • Galatians
  • Ephesians
  • Philippians
  • Colossians
  • 1–2 Thessalonians
  • 1–2 Timothy and Titus
  • Philemon
  • Hebrews
  • James
  • 1–2 Peter
  • 1–2–3 John
  • Jude
  • Apocalyptic literature
  • The literature of the New Testament: apocalyptic literature
  • Revelation
  • 5 Key concepts
  • 6 General issues
  • What do we know about the life of Jesus?
  • What language did Jesus speak?
  • How do we know what Jesus really said?
  • How should the miracles in the New Testament be understood?
  • Did Jesus found a new religion?
  • Is the New Testament anti-Semitic?
  • Who wrote the New Testament?
  • How do we know when the books of the New Testament were written?
  • Why does the New Testament contain (only) twenty-seven books?
  • How should one read the non-canonical writings?
  • How are the Dead Sea Scrolls related to the New Testament?
  • Should the New Testament be read “literally”?
  • What special methods do scholars use to interpret the New Testament?
  • 7 For further study
  • References