A Survey of the New Testament: 4th Edition

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Zondervan, Aug 1, 2009 - Religion - 560 pages
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The 4th edition of this widely used guide to reading and interpreting the New Testament This revised edition of Gundry's survey of the New Testament goes beyond providing background information and technical introductory material and leads students to read the New Testament itself. Whenever possible general questions of introduction and background are tied to assigned readings covering the entire New Testament. In addition, comments on these readings help students with interpretation and follow the flow of thought from one passage to another. Features include: * New design with four-color format and more photos and improved maps * Chapters begin with list, of study goals and end with summary, overview and of people, places, terms to remember, and review questions * Outlines, section headings, subheadings, and bolded items make it easy to follow structure of discussion * Phonetic pronunciations for unfamiliar names and terms * Breakouts with illustrative quotes from ancient, nonbiblical literature * Discussion questions on the contemporary relevance of the New Testament * Updated bibliographies * Conservative evangelical theological perspective also notes other positions and literature

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Fifth Edition Only Gets Better

User Review  - Floyd Johnson - Christianbook.com

Though Gundry has been the subject of some controversy within the Evangelical church, I have appreciated his contributions to the reference literature. This fifth edition of his widely used A Survey ... Read full review

Review: A Survey of the New Testament, Fourth Edition

User Review  - Teresa Kellum - Christianbook.com

We are doing a group Bible study so I have not read the whole book yet but it gives lots of information I have always wondered about like why was Joseph's(Jesus's earthly fathers)lineage important ... Read full review


Political Cultural and Religious Antecedents 1 Intertestamental and New Testament Historical Background
The Secular Settings of the New Testament
The Religious and Philosophical Settings of the New Testament
Literary and Historical Materials 4 The Canon and Text of the New Testament
The Study of Jesus Life
A Promotion of Christianity in the GrecoRoman World at Large
Believing in Jesus for Eternal Life
A Promotion of Christianity in the GrecoRoman World at Large Continued from the Gospel of Luke
The Letters 12 The Early Letters of Paul
The Major Letters of Paul
The Prison Letters of Paul
The Pastoral Letters of Paul
Jesus as Priest

The Four Canonical Gospels and Acts 7 Mark An Apology for the Crucifixion of Jesus
Handbook for a Mixed Church under Persecution
The Catholic or General Letters

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Robert H. Gundry (PhD, Manchester) is a scholar-in-residence and professor emeritus of New Testament and Greek at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. Among his books are Mark: A Commentary on His Apology for the Cross; Matthew: A Commentary on His Handbook for a Mixed Church Under Persecution, Soma in Biblical Theology, and Jesus the Word According to John the Sectarian.

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