This book combines all the elements you're fooling for in a survey of the New Testament--thorough, sound biblical scholarship, combined with an eye-catching format and a writing style that's easy to understand. In Discovering the New Testament, you'll find: objectives defined for each lesson; personal questions to help you relate the Bible to your life; sidebars to explain theological points; keywords identified and defined on each page; study questions for review of the material; summary statements at the end of each chapter; listing of resources for further study at the end of each chapter; an eye-catching format that's attractive to the eye; every page is in full color; short, readable chapters.
Discovering the New Testament combines all the elements you’re looking for in a survey of the New Testament - thorough, sound biblical scholarship, combined with an eye-catching format and a writing style that’s easy to understand.IN DISCOVERING THE NEW TESTAMENT, YOU’LL FIND:Objectives defined for each lessonPersonal questions to help you relate the Bible to your lifeSidebars to explain theological pointsKeywords identified and defined on each pageStudy questions for review of the materialSummary statements at the end of each chapterListing of resources for further study at the end of each chapterAn eye-catching format that’s attractive to the eye; EVERY page is in full colorShort, readable chapters
Alex Varughese is professor of biblical literature at Mount Vernon Nazarene University and has been a member of the Department of Religion at MVNU since 1982. Previous to his current position, he served as a professor in the religion department at Eastern Nazarene College. He is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene and holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Kerala, India. He received his M.A. in religion from Olivet Nazarene University and M.Div. from Nazarene Theological Seminary. He also holds M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in biblical studies from Drew University. He is currently serving as the Managing Editor for The Centennial Initiative Textbook project for the Church of the Nazarene. Roger Hahn, Ph.D, is Dean and Professor of New Testament at Nazarene Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri. David Neale is Vice-President and Academic Dean at Booth University College in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Previously he served as Vice President of Academic Affairs at Ambrose University College (formerly Canadian Nazarene University College) in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He holds a BA in Sociology from Idaho State University, an MA in Biblical Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from the University of Sheffield, England. Dr. C. Jeanne Serrao is Professor of Biblical Literature and Dean of the School of Theology and Philosophy at Mount Vernon Nazarene University where she founded and is the coordinator for the Bi-Annual Women In Ministry Networking Day.Dr. Serrao has served as an Education Pastor and Christian School Administrator in Rancho Cucamonga, California. She has taught at European Nazarene College and has served as an adjunct professor for Trevecca Nazarene University, Asuza Pacific University, Claremont School of Theology (Summer Licensing School), and Nazarene Bible College Online Program. She earned her BA in Biblical Literature from Mid-America Nazarene University, and an M.Div. and an M.A. in Missions from Nazarene Theological Seminary and her Ph.D. degree from Claremont Graduate University. She is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene. Her husband, Carlos, is the Coordinator of Traditional Marketing at MVNU. Dan Spross, Ph.D, is Professor of Biblical Theology and Literature at Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, Tennessee. Jirair Tashjian, Ph.D, is Professor of New Testament at Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, Oklahoma.