Introduction to the New Testament
A most valuable overview of the New Testament. Brown has brought a lifetime of unparalleled scholarship to bear in his landmark work, providing basic summaries of each book, an historical overview of the Greco-Roman world, and discussions of key theological...
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A most valuable overview of the New Testament. Brown has brought a lifetime of unparalleled scholarship to bear in his landmark work, providing basic summaries of each book, an historical overview of the Greco-Roman world, and discussions of key theological issues. 944 pages, from Doubleday
Every generation needs a comprehensive, reliable Introduction to the New Testament that opens the biblical text to the novice. Raymond E. Brown's "An Introduction to the New Testament" is the most trustworthy and authoritative guidebook for a generation seeking to understand the Christian Bible. ^^Universally acknowledged as the dean of New Testament scholarship, Father Brown is a master of his discipline at the pinnacle of his career. Who else could cover the entire scope of the New Testament with such ease and clarity? This gifted communicator conveys the heartfelt concern of a beloved teacher for his students, as he walks the reader through the basic content and issues of the New Testament. While the book contains a wealth of information, its most impressive features are how the author boils down a life time of scholarship into basic summaries of each book, provides a historical overview of the ancient Greco-Roman world, engages in discussions of theological issues, and presen
Over his illustrious career, RAYMOND E. BROWN, S.S., Ph.D., was internationally regarded as a dean of New Testament scholars. He was Auburn Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Among his more than thirty-five books on the Bible are three volumes in the Anchor Bible series, as well as the Anchor Bible Reference Library volumes "The Birth of the Messiah,"" The Death of the Messiah," and "An Introduction to the New Testament," winner of the 1998 Catholic Press Association Award for Biblical Studies.