Readings in Christianity

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Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1997 - Christianity - 336 pages
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Intended as a supplemental text for Introduction to Christianity, History of Christianity, or Christian Thought courses. These courses are usually found in religion departments, which are sometimes part of philosophy departments.

This book facilitates the study of Christianity by providing the most notable and instructive scriptures available. The anthology also sets these readings in the context of the religious tradition itself.

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Dr. Robert Van Voorst, Professor of New Testament Studies at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan, has written frequently on theology and ministry in various noted journals. In addition, he has authored numerous books, including four with Wadsworth: READINGS IN CHRISTIANITY, Second Edition; ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES, Fifth Edition; ANTHOLOGY OF ASIAN SCRIPTURES; and his newest title, READING THE NEW TESTAMENT TODAY. Other books by Robert Van Voorst are BUILDING YOUR NEW TESTAMENT GREEK VOCABULARY, Second Edition; THE ASCENTS OF JAMES, a recovery and commentary on a second-century Jewish-Christian text; and JESUS OUTSIDE THE NEW TESTAMENT, an examination of traditions about Jesus from pagan, Jewish, and Christian documents before and after the New Testament. Dr. Van Voorst has been named in WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA and WHO'S WHO IN THE WORLD for his contribution to religious studies.

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