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Into God's Presence Prayer in the New Testament

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ISBN-10: 0802848834

ISBN-13: 9780802848833

Edition: 2001

Authors: Richard N. Longenecker

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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 307
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Richard N. Longenecker is Ramsey Armitage Professor of New Testament, Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. He receivec the B.A. and M.A. degrees from Wheaton College and Wheaton Graduate School of Theology, respectively, and the Ph.D. from New College, University of Edinburgh. His principal publications include Paul, Apostle of Liberty (1964), The Christology of Early Jewish Christianity (1970), The Ministry and Message of Paul (1971), Biblical Exegesis in the Apostolic Period (1975), "The Acts of the Apostles" in The Expositor's Bible Commentary (1981), and The New Testament Social Ethics for Today (1984).

Contributors
Preface
Introduction
The Setting
Prayer in the Old Testament or Hebrew Bible
Prayer in the Greco-Roman World
Prayer in Jewish Life of the First Century as Background to Early Christianity
Prayer in the Dead Sea Scrolls
Jesus and the Gospels
The Canticles of Luke's Infancy Narrative: The Appropriation of a Biblical Tradition
Jesus--Example and Teacher of Prayer in the Synoptic Gospels
The Lord's Prayer as a Paradigm of Christian Prayer
God's Name, Jesus' Name, and Prayer in the Fourth Gospel
Acts Through the Apocalypse
Persevering Together in Prayer: The Significance of Prayer in the Acts of the Apostles
Prayer in the Pauline Letters
Finding Yourself an Intercessor: New Testament Prayer from Hebrews to Jude
Prayer in the Book of Revelation
Index of Subjects and Modern Authors
Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Literature