Introducing the New Testament discusses the New Testament in terms of: Understanding - Introduces readers to issues of canon, inspiration, authority of the New Testament, and approaches to its interpretation. Influences - A review of biblical and secular history introduces formative influences on the New Testament from early Jewish history through the intertestamental period. Witness - A review of the content of each New Testament book with an eye toward its witness to Jesus Christ. This review presents the books in canonical order and discusses authorship, original audience, structure, major themes, and the unique features of each book. Each chapter includes special graphics, maps and photos, outlines of books, summary questions, and recommended sources.
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