The HarperCollins Study Bible--New Testament

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Harper Collins, Nov 10, 2009 - Bibles
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After 10 years of new archeological discoveries and changes in biblical studies, it was time for an overhaul of this classic reference work.

With the guidance of the Society of Biblical Literature, an organization of the best biblical scholars world wide, we have selected Dean of Yale Divinity School, Harold Attridge, to oversee the Study Bible's updating and revision.

Including up–to–date introductions to the Biblical books, based on the latest critical scholarship, by leading experts in the field

concise notes, clearly explaining names, dates, places, obscure terms, and other difficulties in reading the Biblical text careful analysis of the structure of Biblical books

abundant maps, tables, and charts to enable the reader to understand the context of the Bible, and to see the relationship among its parts.

In this new revised edition every introduction, essay, map, illustration and explanatory note has been reviewed and updated, and new material added. For instance,

There are newly commissioned introductory essays on

the archaeology of ancient Israel and the New Testament world,

the religion of ancient Israel,

the social and historical context of each book of the Bible, and

on Biblical interpretation.

There are completely new introductions and notes for many of the books in the Bible, plus a full revision and updating of all others.

 

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Contents

The Letter of Paul to the EPHESIANS
The Letter of Paul to the PHILIPPIANS
The Letter of Paul to the COLOSSIANS
The First Letter of Paul to the THESSALONIANS
The Second Letter of Paul to the THESSALONIANS
The First Letter of Paul to TIMOTHY
The Second Letter of Paul to TIMOTHY
The Letter of Paul to TITUS

Names and Order of Books of the Bible in Several Traditions
Strategies for Reading Scripture
Israelite Religion
The GrecoRoman Context of the New Testament
The Bible and Archaeology
Archaeology and the New Testament
THE NEW TESTAMENT
The Gospel According to MATTHEW
The Gospel According to MARK
The Gospel According to LUKE
The Gospel According to JOHN
THE ACTS of the Apostles
The Letter of Paul to the ROMANS
The First Letter of Paul to the CORINTHIANS
The Second Letter of Paul to the CORINTHIANS
The Letter of Paul to the GALATIANS
The Letter of Paul to PHILEMON
The Letter to the HEBREWS
The Letter of JAMES
The First Letter of PETER
The Second Letter of PETER
The First Letter of JOHN
The Second Letter of JOHN
The Third Letter of JOHN
The Letter of JUDE
THE REVELATION TO JOHN APOCALYPSE
Concordance
Index to Color Maps
Maps
Copyright
About the Publisher

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About the author (2009)

Harold W. Attridge, Ph.D., is Dean of Yale University Divinity School and Lillian Claus Professor of New Testament. He has published many scholarly contributions to New Testament exegesis and to the study of Hellenistic Judaism and the history of the early Church. He also has served as the president of the Society of Biblical Literature.

The Society of Biblical Literature is a nine-thousand-member international group of experts on the Bible and related fields.

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