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It now takes a village to write a textbook and the benefits are evident both visually and pedagogically in this appealing first volume of Baker’s Encountering Biblical Studies series for undergraduates.

It had a nice set-up and a variety of pictures and tables to read, but I just didn’t find it interesting. Encountering Jesus and the Gospels 2.

This book is accompanied by free online resources. Other helpful features include: This textbook is designed to facilitate an understanding of the theology and history of the New Testament that enables students to undertake an honest and informed reading of the New Testament text for themselves.

Peter, John, and Jude: Other wise it is interesting and gives cool details testajent photos of different sites.

In addition, they seek to mew a basic understanding of the historical context within which the writings emerged. Comprehensive overview of the New Testament, dealing with the history and summary of each book, it’s authorship and place in history, etc. It is an excellent resource for this purpose, and will likely find a wide acceptance on both sides of the Atlantic not only elwel its clear, concise summaries of the state-of-the-art in contemporary scholarship, but also for the attractive way in which it is presented, and its clearly articulated educational orientation.


Elwell PhD, University of Edinburgh is emeritus professor of biblical and theological studies at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, where he taught for twenty-eight years. Goodreads helps you keep testamfnt of books you want to read.

The Gospel of John: It is perfect for a NT Survey class and it is written especially for classes of that nature. A Historical and Theological Survey. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x One of the things that sticks out is the discussion about the authorship and dating of each book. Visit our Beautiful Testamemt page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Paul took at least three missionary journeys for certain, but possibly several more.

This survey is designed to make the adventure less daunting and more rewarding. Well written more basic Evangelical Introduction to the New Testament. The visual aids help bring the world of the text to life and enhance the readers’ understanding of the background materials.

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The Best Books of This was my textbook for New Testament Survey, and we were unfortunately required to read it cover to cover. Be the first to ask a question about Encountering the New Testament. If you want to have a deeper understanding of scriptural verses, stick to the commentaries and the overviews they provide at the beginning. Perhaps the greatest strength of this textbook comes in its balance of history and theology.


Both books are richly illustrated and have many side-bars and charts to help the student manage the information presented in the chapters. The strength of this work is its brevity, accuracy, and loyalty to the Scripture. To help set the stage for a successful introduction to the Christian New Testament comes the third edition of Walter A.

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The Gospel of Mark: Maintaining Full Commitment to Christ Encountering the Book of Hebrews Donald A. The study of New Testament survey gave me a detailed glimpse into the background of each individual book contained within the New Testament. Life and Teachings of the Apostle Paul Encountering the Book of Genesis Bill T. This volume does more than simply present the content of each New Testament book. Apr 15, Maria rated it it was ok Shelves: Notify me of new comments via email.