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A companion to the New Testament. The Gospels and Acts

Author: Matthew L Skinner
Publisher: Waco : Baylor University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Companion to the New Testament draws readers deep inside the New Testament by providing a basic orientation to its literary contours and its ways of talking about theological matters. Designed especially for students learning to navigate the Bible as Christian Scripture, the Companion serves as an accessible, reliable, and engaging guide to each New Testament book's contents. It explores these books' capacity for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Introductions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew L Skinner
ISBN: 9781481300001 1481300008
OCLC Number: 984642417
Description: x, 274 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
What Is the New Testament? --
The New Testament World --
The Gospels --
Jesus of Nazareth --
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 --
Recommended Resources for Ongoing Exploration of the New Testament --
Subject Index.
Other Titles: Gospels and Acts
Responsibility: Matthew L. Skinner.

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The earliest churches' narratives about their Lord and their origins were theological narratives--stories meant to communicate believers' convictions about God and God's commitment to the  Read more...
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While respecting the historical roots of the gospels and Acts, Skinner deftly illustrates the theological content and evangelical purpose of these biblical texts. This is a solid introduction Read more...

 
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