Introducing the New Testament

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Fortress Press, 2001 - 480 páginas
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Drane's newest edition retains the clarity, accessibility, and graphic interest that have made it a favorite introduction for a decade. This revised edition also adds a full account of recent scholarly developments in areas such as the historical Jesus, the theologies of the four Gospels, and the role of Paul in the transformation of the church into a separate movement from Judaism. This edition also includes a new chapter on the interpretation of the New Testament.
 

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Review: Introducing the New Testament, Revised and Updated

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Drane has written a good and balanced introduction that touches on all necessary subjects such as historical background, hermeneutics, theology and so on. He is quite conservative concerning dates and ... Ler resenha completa

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The Beginning of the Story
9
The Greek heritage
15
Traditional Greek religion
20
Traditional deities of Greece and Rome
26
Palestine and its people
29
Religious loyalties
35
The apocalyptists
39
Jesus Birth and Early Years
46
Introducing Paul
266
Paul and the mystery religions
272
Jews and Gentiles
278
Paul and the Jerusalem Christians
285
Chapter 16
291
Into All the World
292
Freedom and legalism
299
Who were the Galatians?
300

John the Baptist
52
The stories of Jesusbirth
58
Who was Jesus?
63
The meaning ofSon of man
64
The Son of God
70
Chapter 4
74
Opposition and conflict
76
Jesus death as an example
82
Palestinian politics and justice under
88
Chapter 5
102
The ascension
108
What is Gods Kingdom?
111
Chapter 6
116
Jesus the Teacher
121
Chapter 7
127
The parables and their message
128
Jesus teach in parables?
134
The parables and their hearers
135
The miracles and the evidence
143
Miracle stories in the gospels
144
The challenge of the kingdom
150
Jesus meeting people
156
The style of Jesus ethical teaching
159
Freedom and the ethic of Jesus
165
Understanding the Gospels
167
Preaching and writing
174
New light on old problems
182
Chapter 11
190
Four Portraits of Jesus
196
Lukes purpose in writing
202
John
208
Johns purpose in writing
215
Redaction criticism
216
Presuppositions
221
The quest for the historical Jesus
228
Sayings of Jesus outside the New Testament
235
Engaging with the Wider World
237
The church grows
244
Philippi
306
Chapter 17
312
Paul the Pastor
318
Prison again?
320
Life in the world
326
Facing up to problems
333
Paul and his Jewish roots
341
Paul Reaches Rome
345
Paul die?
350
Letters from prison
351
Paul write Ephesians?
356
Timothy and Titus
360
Paul write the pastoral epistles?
362
What Does it Mean
366
Living the Christian life
372
Chapter 20
378
Freedom and Community
381
Paul really believe in freedom?
389
The Spirit and the Letter
393
Heresy and orthodoxy
400
The communism of the early Jerusalem church
406
The Church and its Jewish
409
Chapter 23
413
Christians and Jewish ritual
417
author readers and date
420
Hebrews and the Old Testament
426
Christians and the covenant with
428
The theme of baptism in 1 Peter
434
Hope for the future
438
The author and date of Revelation
445
The Enemies Within
446
The books by John
451
Jude and 2 Peter
455
Influences
461
The historicalcritical method
466
Other Books on the New Testament
475
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JOHN DRANE is a pre-eminent voice in the missional church. A minister of the Church of Scotland, he has taught at the Universities of Stirling and Aberdeen and at Fuller Theological Seminary in the US. He is Chair of the Mission Theology Advisory Group which works with Fresh Expressions.

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