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New Testament

57-63 of 323
Yon Gyong Kwon (Editor)
Release date: 
July 1, 2015

The book of Acts recounts the birth of the church and the ministry of the disciples. It is of critical importance in the New Testament, and in this helpful guide, the section-by-section commentary draws out the historical, theological, and pastoral significance of the biblical text.

Mark R. Sneed (Author)
Release date: 
June 1, 2015

The notion of a distinct "wisdom tradition" in ancient Israel has a long history—but does it have a basis in the evidence? Mark R. Sneed argues for a redefinition of the wisdom literature as a loosely cohering collection of books aimed at educating scribal apprentices in moral instruction and the art of living.

Jaime L. Waters (Author)
Release date: 
June 1, 2015

Jaime L. Waters here examines the various personnel active in the construction and operation of threshing floors to draw a more complete picture of ancient Israelite social life.

Release date: 
June 1, 2015

This book shows that the "bread of life" discourse in John 6:51c-58 bears no Eucharistic overtones. It traces a Greek literary trope to show that John plays on shared cultural expectations in the ancient Mediterranean world.

Release date: 
June 1, 2015

Here V. George Shillington seeks to understand both James and Paul as Jews engaged in different but complementary missions and concludes that the tension between those missions indicates a conflict between different politics of identity.

Release date: 
June 1, 2015

Christians around the world recite the "Lord's Prayer" daily, but what exactly are they praying for--and what relationship does it have with Jesus' own context?

Susan Docherty (Author)
Release date: 
April 1, 2015

Designed with the beginning student in mind, this volume introduces the reader to the books that did not make it into the Bible or the Apocrypha but that remained popular among Jews and early Christians for centuries.

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