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This second edition of Encountering the New Testament will continue to find a prominent place in the undergraduate study of the NT.

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The strength of this work is its brevity, accuracy, and loyalty to the Scripture. A Savior for All People 7. God Is in Control!

Book Review: Encountering the New Testament (Elwell and Yarbrough)

encounterong I highly recommend this work. Melissa rated it really liked it Jul 09, Certainly the topic of canon is one that looms large in the minds of the authors, though it does seem possible to have drawn out the issue with additional clarity.

Encountering Jesus and the Gospels 2. A Legacy of Faithfulness Part 4: It does help me to understand the bible more by understanding the background story when the bible was written. One of the things that sticks out is the discussion about the authorship and dating of each book.


Description Studying the New Testament can be an exciting – and intimidating – experience.

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Amanda rated it liked it May 04, A revision of a groundbreaking New Testament survey with full-color illustrations, multimedia interactive CD, engaging text, and educational tools.

The festament present an excellent survey of the New Testament. This book offers a very simplistic overview of the New Testament and does not include much of the nuance that exists in the scholarship.

Encountering the New Testament Walter A. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x Life and Teachings of the Apostle Paul Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The Gospel of Luke: In addition, they seek to provide a basic understanding of the historical context within which testamment writings emerged. And interesting little side notes every once in a while.

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Perhaps more importantly, it also shared with me as to why these books were written by men who had such zeal for Christ that they were willing to count the cost, even if it meant certain testment at the hands of their persecutors. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The text provides a fine foundation testamentt which a professor in a classroom can build.


This readable survey is designed to make the adventure less daunting and more rewarding. Email required Address never made public.

Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey

Both books would be excellent for an interested layperson who wants to develop their knowledge of the Old and New Testaments. These books are well-designed for use in a classroom. It will NOT make you grow you scholarly. This section is far and away the shortest of this introduction, a feature not unique to this textbook, but regrettable nonetheless.

Aspects of history, geography, sociology, criticism, and theology are introduced. The authors successfully accomplish their goals. Some boxes deal with theological issues.