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This textbook is designed to facilitate an understanding of the theology and history of the New Testament that enables students to undertake an honest and informed reading of the New Testament text for themselves. And interesting little side notes every once in a while.

Testamment the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey is one of the better surveys to appear. And while a bad first impression can be overcome often through much hard workencountefing sets the stage for future success in any relationship like getting off on the right foot. This is especially true for the introductory chapter of this text, for while this section contains much valuable information for beginning an engagement with the New Testament, it felt disorganized and overcommitted.

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Both books are written by solid evangelicals and demonstrate a commitment to the inspiration and authority of the Bible. The section where they date each book is sometimes hard to follow because it gives five different dates and then says it is probably this one. Encountering the Book of Psalms C. Jun 03, Rachelina Larasati rated it really liked it. Right with God These tools assist in making Encountering the New Testament a superb tool for all levels of New Testament study.


Continue reading about Robert W. Somewhat difficult read, good comprehensive book covering each book in the New Testament. To ask other readers questions about Encountering the New Testamentplease sign up.

This is a good resource for students and lifelong learners alike. It’s more like sporadically- Hehehe!

The text provides a fine foundation testamemt which a professor in a classroom can build. Hardcoverpages. An accompanying website offers a wide array of resources for students and professors. Two experienced classroom teachers offer a new edition of their bestselling and award-winning textbook, now with updated content and a new interior design.

Maintaining Full Commitment to Christ His overwhelming love for Christ and his desire to see others saved from the eternal torments of hell is what drove Paul all across the Roman world.

The contents of Encountering the New Testament are laid out in canonical order. All in all, testzment, this has to be one of the most attractive packages available, written by scholars of impeccable reputation in an easily accessible style that will be eminently relevant to the needs of today’s students of the New Testament.

Encountering the General Epistles and the Apocalypse Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x A considerable section on Paul follows. Model of the Second Jewish Temple. This book put me to sleep on a couple of occasions. A Call to Faith, Hope, and Love Peter, John, and Jude: A Savior for All People 7. Why Study the New Testament? The lack of such a section was somewhat surprising, as one of the major themes of Encountering the New Testament is that of canonization.

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Elwell PhD, University of Edinburgh is emeritus professor of biblical and theological studies at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, where he taught for nearly thirty years. God Is in Control! The textbook continues to be pedagogically sound, visually oriented, with a good introduction to the historical background of the NT and a satisfactory discussion of the purpose, structure, and major themes of each NT book.


The Gospel of Matthew: Just a moment while dlwell sign you in elwwll your Goodreads account. Encountering John Andreas J. It has miniscule information in regards to theology.

Learn how your comment data is processed. Like all Elwel, Testament believers, Paul was willing to suffer persecution, torture, and suffering, all for the sake of the cross. Although Revelation may be the hardest Encountreing Testament book to introduce, it would be beneficial to have seen more information of the varying ways in which this book has been and continues to be interpreted by Christians around the world.

Feb 07, Vesselin rated it really liked it Shelves: Perhaps the greatest strength of this textbook comes in its balance of history and theology.

Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey

The Modern Search for Jesus Part 2: This encpuntering does more than simply present the content of each New Testament book. Email required Address never made public. Each of these subsections contains a wealth of information and more than adequately provides an overview of the areas in consideration.

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