Anatomy of the New Testament
This broadly adopted textbook weds literary and historical approaches to focus on the New Testament's structure and meaning. Anatomy of the New Testament is systematic, critical, and reliable in its scope and content.<p>This seventh edition has been revised throughout, to...
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This broadly adopted textbook weds literary and historical approaches to focus on the New Testament's structure and meaning. Anatomy of the New Testament is systematic, critical, and reliable in its scope and content.<p>This seventh edition has been revised throughout, to take account of current trends in scholarship and to discuss important interpretative issues, such as the Gospel of Thomas. Each chapter includes two new features: Have You Learned It? offering questions for analysis and synthesis; What Do They Mean? presenting definitions of key terms to enhance student comprehension and critical thinking.
C. Clifton Black (Ph.D. from Duke University) is Princeton Theological Seminary's Otto A. Piper Professor of Biblical Theology. He is interested in New Testament exegesis, theology, and the history of scriptural interpretation, with a focus on the four Gospels. An ordained United Methodist minister, he serves with John T. Carroll and M. Eugene Boring as editor of The New Testament Library, published by Westminster John Knox Press. Black is also an associate editor of The Catholic Biblical Quarterly and Horizons in Biblical Theology, and a member of The Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton and The American Theological Society. His major publications include Mark: Images of an Apostolic Interpreter (Fortress/T&T Clark, 2001), The Rhetoric of the Gospel: Theological Artistry in the Gospels and Acts (Chalice, 2001), 1-3 John New Interpreter's Bible Commentary, Anatomy of the New Testament, sixth edition, with Robert A. Spivey and D. Moody Smith (Prentice Hall, 2006), and Communicating Good News: Conversations on New Testament Rhetoric with George Kennedy, with Duane F. Watson (Baylor University Press, 2008).His forthcoming volumes will include The Eighth Day of Creation: An Anthology of Christian Scripture (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2008), The Gospel of Mark (Abingdon New Testament Commentary) and Matthew NTL (New Testament Library).
D. Moody Smith is George Washington Ivey Professor Emeritus of New Testament at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina.