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Margaret Baxter (Author)
Release date: 
July 1, 2015

The Formation of the Christian Scriptures is the second volume in a two-part introduction to the New Testament tracing the processes by which the various parts of the New Testament as we know it came to be written and put together, accepted as Scripture, and then translated.

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.

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?

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.

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