Simply Jesus: A New Vision of Who He Was, What He Did, and Why He MattersHarperOne - It is we, the churches, who have been the real reductionists. But what if these debates have masked the real story of Jesus?Wright summarizes a lifetime of study of Jesus and the New Testament in order to present for a general audience who Jesus was and is. Much of the church defends tradition, while critics take shots at the institution and its beliefs.
In simply jesus, we are invited to hear one of our leading scholars introduce the story of the carpenter’s son from Nazareth as if we were hearing it for the first time. Jesus—the jesus we might discover if we really looked, more disturbing, "is larger, " explains Wright, more urgent than we had ever imagined.
Simply Jesus: A New Vision of Who He Was, What He Did, and Why He Matters - We have reduced the kingdom of god to private piety; the victory of the cross to comfort for the conscience; Easter itself to a happy, escapist ending after a sad, dark tale. The classic work available in paperback for the first time: The Renowned Bible scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author N.
Wright breaks down the barriers that prevent us from fully engaging with the story of Jesus in the Bible to reveal a breathtaking vision of Christ that matches the needs and complexities of our time. We have grown used to the battles over Jesus—whether he was human or divine, whether he could do miracles or just inspire them, whether he even existed.
Piety, and ultimate happiness are important, conscience, but not nearly as important as Jesus himself. As the church faces the many challenges of the twenty-first century, Wright presents a vision of Jesus that more than meets them.
Paul and His Recent InterpretersFortress Press - T. In the course of this masterly survey, Wright asks searching questions of all of the major contributors to Pauline studies in the last fifty years. Fortress Press. Wright's paul and the faithfulness of god and pauline Perspectives is essential reading for all with a serious interest in Paul, the interpretation of his letters, his appropriation by subsequent thinkers, and his continuing significance today.
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The New Testament Canon: Its Making and MeaningWipf & Stock Pub - This careful evaluation of the "problem of the New Testament canon" engages historical, literary, and theological questions often not raised by the general reader. How did this collection of writings come into being? what assumptions and intentions contributed to its formation? Who or what determined its contents? On what basis did special authority come to be attached to these writings? How does the character of this collection bear upon its interpretation? In what ways does this collection claim or exercise religious authority? After grappling with these basic questions, Gamble concludes: "The history of the canon indicates clearly enough that the contents of the New Testament were determined by the church on the basis of tradition.
. One cannot have scripture without also having tradition. Fortress Press.
The New Testament: A Translation for Latter-day SaintsReligious Studies Center and Deseret Book - The notes contain the most complete list of cross-references to New Testament passages in the Book of Mormon and Doctrine and Covenants that has ever been assembled. Where applicable, the Joseph Smith Translation has been included. This translation is readable and accessible for a wide range of readers. Fortress Press.
New and extensive notes provide alternate translations, commentary on variant manuscript traditions, and historical insights. This new translation from the best available Greek manuscripts renders the New Testament text into modern English and is sensitive to Latter-day Saint beliefs and practices. The original paragraph structure of the New Testament is restored and highlights features such as quotations, hymns, and poetic passages.
The New Testament in Antiquity: A Survey of the New Testament within Its Cultural ContextZondervan Academic - Numerous sidebars provide windows into the Jewish, Hellenistic, and Roman worlds and integrate this material directly with the interpretation of the literature of the New Testament. This is an ideal introductory text for classroom use, with ample discussion questions and bibliographies. The new testament in antiquity is a textbook for college and seminary students penned by three evangelical scholars with over fifty years of combined experience in the classroom.
Fortress Press. This book strikes a balance between being accessible to all students and challenging them to explore the depths of the New Testament within its cultural worlds. The new testament in antiquity carefully develops how Jewish and Hellenistic cultures formed the essential environment in which the New Testament authors wrote their books and letters.
The New Testament in Antiquity: A Survey of the New Testament within Its Cultural Context - It argues that knowing the land, history, and culture of this world brings remarkable new insights into how we read the New Testament itself. Their challenge was to build a text that would be engaging, academically robust, richly illustrated, and relevant to the modern student.
One God, One Lord: Early Christian Devotion and Ancient Jewish Monotheism T&T Clark CornerstonesT&T Clark - Larry hurtado's one god, one lord has been described as 'one of the most important and provocative Christologies of all time' Alan F. In this new cornerstones edition hurtado provides a substantial epilogue of some twenty-thousand words, which brings this ground-breaking work to the fore once more, in a format accessible to scholars and students alike.
Hurtado examines the early cultic devotion to Jesus through a range of Jewish sources. Fortress Press. T & t clark International. The book has already found a home on the shelves of many in its two previous editions. Segal. The book has taken its place among works on Jesus as one consistently cited, consistently read, and consistently examined in scholarly discourse.
One God, One Lord: Early Christian Devotion and Ancient Jewish Monotheism T&T Clark Cornerstones - Hurtado outlines an early 'high' Christological theology, showing how the Christ of faith emerges from monotheistic Judaism.
An Introduction to the New TestamentZondervan Academic - This approach stands in contrast to recent texts that concentrate more on literary form, and historical parallels—topics the authors don’t minimize, rhetorical criticism, but instead think are better given extended treatment in exegesis courses. 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. By refocusing on the essentials, An Introduction to the New Testament ensures that the New Testament books will be accurately understood within historical settings. A new chapter provides a historical survey examining Bible study method through the ages.
An Introduction to the New Testament - An introduction to the new testament focuses on "special introduction" that is historical questions dealing with authorship, purpose, sources, destination, date, and so forth. Fortress Press. This new edition will help a new generation of students better grasp the message of the New Testament. This second edition reflects significant revision and expansion from the original, making this highly acclaimed text even more valuable.
. 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.
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The Old Testament in the New: An Introduction T&T Clark Approaches to Biblical StudiesT&T Clark - Issues of quotation, allusion and echo are fully explored and placed sensitively in the context of the differing approaches to the interpretation of Old Testament texts. Readers are informed of contemporary debates that have arisen from literary criticism, such as the questions of intertextuality and the uses of allegory.
This is an ideal textbook for undergraduate students. Tried and tested in previous editions, james, it explores the basic issues and offers summaries of the uses of the Old Testament in the Gospels and Acts, in Paul and Hebrews, and Revelation. T & t clark International. Fortress Press. Steve moyise provides an accessible and well-informed introduction to the Old Testament in the New Testament.
The Old Testament in the New: An Introduction T&T Clark Approaches to Biblical Studies - For the second edition two entirely new chapters on 'Jesus and Scripture' and 'James and 1-3 John' have been added, as well as full revisions to the text where necessary to take account of changes and developments in scholarship. Also discussed are the uses of the Bible in the first century. Each chapter includes a summary-conclusion, and extensive and detailed suggestions for further reading.
Reading Paul with the Reformers: Reconciling Old and New PerspectivesEerdmans - In debates surrounding the new Perspective on Paul, the sixteenth-century Protestant Reformers are often characterized as the apostle’s misinterpreters-in-chief. Fortress Press. T & t clark International. Examining the overall contours of reformation exegesis of Paul, Melanchthon, Chester contrasts the Reformers with their opponents and explores particular contributions made by such key figures as Luther, and Calvin.
Published in the 500th anniversary year of the Protestant Reformation, Chester’s Reading Paul with the Reformers reclaims a robust understanding of how the Reformers actually read the apostle Paul. He relates their insights to contemporary debates in Pauline theology about justification, and other central themes, union with Christ, arguing that their work remains a significant resource today.
Reading Paul with the Reformers: Reconciling Old and New Perspectives - In this book stephen chester challenges that conception with a careful and nuanced reading of the Reformers’ Pauline exegesis.
The Lost Letters of Pergamum: A Story from the New Testament WorldBaker Academic - Fortress Press. While the account is fictional, offering a fresh, engaging, the author is a highly respected New Testament scholar who weaves reliable historical information into a fascinating story, and creative way to learn about the New Testament world. A fascinating glimpse into the world of the new TestamentTransported two thousand years into the past, readers are introduced to Antipas, a Roman civic leader who has encountered the writings of the biblical author Luke.
. Luke's history sparks Antipas's interest, and they begin corresponding. This updated edition, now with improved readability and narrative flow, will bring the social and political world of Jesus and his first followers to life for many more students of the Bible. The first edition has been widely used in the classroom over 30, 000 copies sold.
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