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An Introduction to the New Testament

D. A. Carson (Author), Douglas J. Moo (Author)
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Grasp the message of the New Testament by focusing on the essentials.

An Introduction to the New Testament focuses on historical questions dealing with authorship, date, sources, purpose, destination, and so forth, ensuring that the New Testament books will be accurately understood within historical settings. For each New Testament document, the authors also provide a substantial summary of the book's content, discuss the book's theological contribution to the overall canon, and give an account of current studies on the book, including recent literary and social-science approaches to interpretation.

This second edition reflects significant revision and expansion from the original, making this highly acclaimed text even more valuable.

  • A new chapter provides a historical survey examining Bible study method through the ages.
  • 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.

This new edition is an ideal textbook for seminary students and will help a new generation better grasp the message of the New Testament.

About the Authors

D. A. Carson is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He has been at Trinity since 1978. Carson came to Trinity from the faculty of Northwest Baptist Theological Seminary in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he also served for two years as academic dean. He has served as assistant pastor and pastor and has done itinerant ministry in Canada and the United Kingdom. Carson received the Bachelor of Science in chemistry from McGill University, the Master of Divinity from Central Baptist Seminary in Toronto, and the Doctor of Philosophy in New Testament from the University of Cambridge. Carson is an active guest lecturer in academic and church settings around the world. He has written or edited about sixty books. He is a founding member and currently president of The Gospel Coalition.

Douglas J. Moo (PhD, University of St. Andrews) is the Kenneth T. Wessner Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College. His work centers on understanding the text of the New Testament and its application today. He has written extensively in several commentary series, including the NIV Application Commentary, Pillar Commentary, Tyndale New Testament Commentary, and the New International Commentary on the New Testament.

Table of Contents

1. Thinking about the Study of the New Testament

2. The Synoptic Gospels

3. Matthew

4. Mark

5. Luke

6. John

7. Acts

8. New Testament Letters

9. Paul: Apostle and Theologian

10. Romans

11. 1 and 2 Corinthians

12. Galatians

13. Ephesians

14. Philippians

15. Colossians

16. 1 and 2 Thessalonians

17. The Pastoral Epistles

18. Philemon

19. Hebrews

20. James

21. 1 Peter

22. 2 Peter

23. 1, 2, 3 John

24. Jude

25. Revelation

26. The New Testament Canon

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  • Product Details
  • Page Count: 784
  • Format: Hardcover, Printed
  • ISBN: 9780310238591
  • Release: August 29, 2005
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