Introducing the New Testament: A Historical, Literary, and Theological Survey - eBook  -     By: Mark Allan Powell
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This engaging, and beautifully presented New Testament Introduction features the best in New Testament scholarship and is specifically designed to appeal to the classroom. Author Mark Alan Powell skillfully presents disputed and controversial issues with fairness favoring neither skepticism, nor faith, treating all perspectives respectfully. In doing so, Powell leaves a great deal of space for the instructor using the book, the student who is reading and studying it, and the interpretation's of one's own church.

Additionally, Powell's New Testament Introduction contains a wealth of tools and information that will help students garner a global perspective on every New Testament book. Each book is introduced and discussed in ways unique to its history and content and is accompanied by helpful outtakes that cover a wide range of critical information from definitions of key terms (e.g.."inclusion" or "ascension") to key concepts (e.g. the Synoptic Problem, or redactional relationships within Paul's Epistles).

The book is also net savvy, and specifically assigns portions (or topics) of the book to online content located on the book's accompanying website. These are listed in the margin, next to the book's text. The "Hyperlink's" link to additional information about the current discussion topic that expands or augments what is found in the book. The website also contains everything the teachers and students will need to engage this book in study and in the classroom. It includes power points, quizzes, tests, maps, flashcards, and much more!Finally, perhaps the most unique feature of this book is the vast portrayal of Christian art.

In addition to photographs, the book contains hundreds of original, thoughtful, faithful, and beautiful works of Christian art from the first century through the 21st century. Such a collection is rare in any context, and its presence enriches the study of the New Testament beyond measure. This work is sure to become both a classic and a perennial staple in Christian seminaries, colleges and universities, in high schools, and in also in churches. Highly recommended.

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Baker Academic
Publication Date: 2009
ISBN: 9781441207043
ISBN-13: 9781441207043
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This beautifully written and engaging survey offers an up-to-date New Testament introduction for undergraduate students and general readers. Powell presents disputed and controversial issues fairly, neither dictating conclusions nor privileging skepticism over faith-based perspectives. The book is written in a lively and engaging style and includes helpful sidebars, maps, tables, charts, glossary, diagrams, and suggestions for further reading. In addition, this full-color book includes beautiful artwork illustrating the reception of the New Testament through various times and cultures.

A companion Web site through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources features a video introduction from the author and a wealth of additional resources for students and instructors. Resources for students include introductory videos, chapter summaries, chapter objectives, study questions, flash cards, extra sidebars and charts, self quizzes, and bibliographies. Resources for professors include discussion prompts, pedagogical suggestions, PowerPoint outlines, and a test/quiz bank.

Author Bio

Mark Allan Powell (PhD, Union Theological Seminary, Richmond) is the Robert and Phyllis Leatherman Professor of New Testament at Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio. He is the general editor of the HarperCollins Bible Dictionary as well as the author of numerous articles and books. Powell has also served as the chair of the SBL Historical Jesus Section and is the former New Testament editor of the SBL Academia Biblica dissertation series.

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    Rhonda Gibson
    Needed to order this book for a class i was taking. So far i really enjoy it. The information is presented in a way that is not at all threating and it lets you draw your own conclusions. There is the added feature of online info and the pictures and art that are added to the book are wonderful additions.
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