Understanding the New Testament

ISBN-10: 0139482660

ISBN-13: 9780139482663

Edition: 5th 1993

Authors: Howard C. Kee

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By combining analyses of the historical, cultural and literary features of Judaism and of the Greco-Roman world with careful examination of the writings that became known as the New Testament, this book offers direct insights into the origins of Christianity.KEY TOPICS: It includes religious aspirations of the Mediterranean peoples, including Jews at the turn of the eras, are sketched with detailed analyses of the early Christian writings, and with attention to the social and cultural dimensions of groups by and for whom these works were produced. This book is used throughout the world and is translated into many languages.
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List price: $171.20
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/21/1993
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694

Community And Identity
Introduction: What Is the New Testament?
Quest for Community and Identity in the Early Roman Empire
The People of the Book and Their Destiny
The Community Of The New Covenant
Introduction: The Rise of the New Covenant Community
Jesus, Prophet of the New Age
The Beginning of the Gospel: Mark
The True Community of Israel: Matthew
The Mystical Community: The Gospel of John
The Inclusive Community: Luke-Acts
From Inclusive Community Toward Unified Institution
Introduction: Paul and the Pauline Tradition
Paul, Apostle to the Gentiles: Galatians and Romans
Problems in Human Relations Among God's People: 1 and 2 Corinthians, 1 and 2 Thessalonians
Jesus as Lord and as Divine Wisdom: Philippians and Colossians
The Community Organizes For Survival And Stability
Introduction: The Passing of the Apostles and the End of Jewish Christianity
Establishing Authority and Achieving Unity: Letter to the Ephesians and the Pastorals
Encounter with the Roman World: James, Hebrews, 1 Peter, Revelation
Establishing Norms for Faith and Ethics: Letters of John, Jude, 2 Peter
The Early Christian Writings Become the New Testament
Who Am I? Who Are We? The Importance of Life-World for Historical Method
A Classification System for Oral Forms in the Synoptic Gospels
The Q Source: A Formal Analysis
Literary Relationships Among the Prison Epistles
Authority Models in the Early Church
Annotated Bibliography
Chronological Chart
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