ISBN-10:
0800697359
ISBN-13:
9780800697358
Pub. Date:
07/01/2010
Publisher:
1517 Media
Studying the New Testament: A Fortress Introduction

Studying the New Testament: A Fortress Introduction

by Bruce Chilton, Deirdre J. GoodBruce Chilton

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Overview

This book offers an introduction to the literature of the New Testament, demonstrating how these writings can be approached and critically studied in an academic setting. Bruce Chilton and Deidre J. Good, two respected New Testament scholars, provide a narrative of the historical context and social world of the books of the New Testament, a chronological survey of the Gospels and letters, and the remaining writings (Apocrypha, Apocalyptic) with their special focus on the emerging church. Together with textboxes, exercises, questions, further readings, maps, timeline, and glossary, this brief introduction surveys and employs leading methods of study and equips students with the general literacy needed for successful and serious study of New Testament writings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800697358
Publisher: 1517 Media
Publication date: 07/01/2010
Series: Fortress Introductions Series
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 775,170
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Bruce D. Chilton is the Bernard Iddings Bell Professor of Religion at Bard College, where he has taught since 1987. In addition to his many celebrated publications on the texts, practices, and beliefs of ancient Judaism and Christianity, he is also the author of popular historical biographies of Jesus, Paul, Mary, and James.



Deirdre J. Good is Professor of New Testament at General Theological Seminary, New York City. Her published works include Jesus' Family Values (2006) and Jesus the Meek King (1999).

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