January 17, 2021

Campbell, Constantine R. and Jonathan T. Pennington. Reading the New Testament as Christian Scripture (Baker Academic, 2020). 432 Pages; List Price, HB $54.99. Book Description: Reading the New Testament as Christian Scripture is designed to meet the needs of contemporary evangelical undergraduates. This survey textbook effectively covers the New Testament books and major topics in the New Testament, assuming no prior academic study of the Bible. Many introductions to the New Testament focus on critical issues such as authorship, background, and history. While… Read more

January 16, 2021

This is a blog series featuring contributors to the new book, Cruciform Scripture. Today we have Andy Johnson. Cruciform Scripture is a book in the field of New Testament theology, the work is written in honor of the scholarship of Dr. Michael J. Gorman. Andy Johnson Chapter Twelve: “The Past, Present, and Future of Bodily Resurrection as Salvation: Christ, Church, and Cosmos”   Tell us about your connection to the honoree, Michael Gorman. I met Mike over fifteen years ago at an SBL… Read more

January 15, 2021

David Wenham, Steve Walton, I. Howard Marshall, Stephen Travis, Ian Paul. Exploring the New Testament, 2-volume set (SPCK, IVP Academic, 2021) 3rd Ed, Revised and Expanded Book Description:  Volume 1: Exploring the New Testament: A Guide to the Gospels and Acts; 384 Pages; List Price, PB $35.00 – Forthcoming, March 30, 2021   Volume 2: Exploring the New Testament: A Guide to the Letters and Revelation; 400 Pages; List Price, $35.00 – Forthcoming, March 30, 2021 Written by scholars with… Read more

January 15, 2021

Marianne Meye Thompson, Joel B. Green, Paul J. Achtemeier. Introducing the New Testament: Its Literature and Theology (Eerdmans, 2001). 636 Pages; List Price, HB $48.00. Book Description: Introducing the New Testament is an outstanding guide to the writings of the New Testament for readers ranging from Bible students to those approaching the Christian Scriptures for the first time. Written by three leading Bible specialists, this book discusses in a clear and balanced way the New Testament’s literature, its message, and… Read more

January 14, 2021

This is a blog series featuring contributors to the new book, Cruciform Scripture. Today we have Drew Strait. Cruciform Scripture is a book in the field of New Testament theology, the work is written in honor of the scholarship of Dr. Michael J. Gorman. Drew Strait Chapter Eleven: “An Alternative Global Imaginary: Imperial Rome’s Pax Romana and Luke’s ‘Counter-Violent’ Missio Dei” Tell us about your connection to the honoree, Michael Gorman. I had the distinct privilege of teaching New Testament with Mike at St. Mary’s Ecumenical… Read more

January 14, 2021

Hagner, Donald A. The New Testament: A Historical and Theological Introduction. (Baker Academic, 2012). 896 Pages; List Price, HB $60.00. Book Description: This substantial introduction explores the origin and character of the New Testament writings. Donald Hagner deals with the New Testament both historically and theologically, employing the framework of salvation history. He treats the New Testament as a coherent body of texts and stresses the unity of the New Testament without neglecting its variety. Although the volume covers typical… Read more

January 14, 2021

Powell, Mark Allan. Introducing the New Testament: A Historical, Literary, and Theological Survey, 2nd ed (Baker, 2018) 592 Pages; HB Retail $52.99; PB $44.99 Book Description: This lively, engaging, and up-to-date introduction to the New Testament has been carefully designed for the classroom. Mark Allan Powell presents disputed and controversial issues fairly, neither dictating conclusions nor privileging skepticism over faith-based perspectives. A recognized expert in New Testament studies, he nevertheless writes in a lucid style that communicates well to undergraduates. Chapters appear… Read more

January 14, 2021

deSilva, David A. An Introduction to the New Testament: Contexts, Methods, & Ministry Formation, 2nd Ed. (InterVarsity Press Academic, 2018). 896 Pages; List Price, $65.00.  Book Description: Many introductions zero in on the historical contexts in which the New Testament literature was written. This introduction goes further—to give particular attention to the social, cultural, and rhetorical contexts of the New Testament authors and their writings. Few introductions to the New Testament integrate instruction in exegetical and interpretive strategies with the customary… Read more

January 14, 2021

Boring, M. Eugene. An Introduction to the New Testament: History, Literature, Theology. (Westminster John Knox, 2012) 720 Pages; List Price, $50.00. Book Description: This thoroughly researched textbook from well-respected scholar M. Eugene Boring presents a user-friendly introduction to the New Testament books. Boring approaches the New Testament as a historical document, one that requires using a hands-on, critical method. Moreover, he asserts that the New Testament is the church’s book, in that it was written, selected, preserved, and transmitted by… Read more

January 14, 2021

Burge, Gary M. and Gene L. Green. The New Testament in Antiquity, 2nd ed. (Zondervan Academic, 2020) 624 Pages; List Price, $59.99. Book Description: This completely revised and updated second edition of The New Testament in Antiquity skillfully develops how Jewish, Hellenistic, and Roman cultures formed the essential environment in which the New Testament authors wrote their books and letters. Understanding of the land, history, and culture of the ancient world brings remarkable new insights into how we read the… Read more




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