Reading the New Testament as Christian Scripture (Reading Christian Scripture)
This survey textbook by two respected New Testament scholars is designed to meet the needs of contemporary evangelical undergraduates. The book effectively covers the New Testament books and major topics in the New Testament, assuming no prior academic study of...
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This survey textbook by two respected New Testament scholars is designed to meet the needs of contemporary evangelical undergraduates. The book effectively covers the New Testament books and major topics in the New Testament, assuming no prior academic study of the Bible. The authors pay attention to how the New Testament documents fit together as a canonical whole that supplements the Old Testament to make up the Christian Scriptures. They also show how the New Testament writings provide basic material for Christian doctrine, spirituality, and engagement with culture. Chapters can be assigned in any order, making this an ideal textbook for one-semester courses at evangelical schools.
This is the first volume in a new series of survey textbooks that will cover the Old and New Testaments. The book features full-color illustrations that hold interest and aid learning and offers a full array of pedagogical aids: photographs, sidebars, maps, time lines, charts, glossary, and discussion questions. Additional resources for instructors and students are available through Textbook eSources.
Commencing summer 2005 Jonathan T. Pennington is Assistant Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. His previous publications include Vocabulary Words for New Testament Greek published in 2001.
Constantine R. Campbell (Ph.D., Macquarie University) is Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois. Previously, Dr Campbell was senior lecturer in Greek and New Testament at Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia.
Dr Campbell is the author of numerous scholarly works on New Testament Greek: Basics of Verbal Aspect in Biblical Greek (Zondervan, 2008); Verbal Aspect and Non-Indicative Verbs: Further Soundings in the Greek of the New Testament (Peter Lang, 2008); Verbal Aspect, the Indicative Mood, and Narrative: Soundings in the Greek of the New Testament (Peter Lang, 2007) and Keep Your Greek: Strategies for Busy People (Zondervan, 2010); Colossians and Philemon: A Handbook on the Greek Text (Baylor University Press, 2013); Advances in the Study of Greek: New Insights for Reading the New Testament (Zondervan, 2015); and, with Richard J Gibson, Reading Biblical Greek Workbook: A Translation Guide to Mark 1-4 (Zondervan, 2017), and Reading Biblical Greek: A Grammar for Students (Zondervan, 2017).
Dr Campbell has also authored other works ranging from commentary and theology to gospel outreach, including: Paul and Union with Christ: An Exegetical and Theological Study (Zondervan, 2012), winner of the 2014 Christianity Today Book Awards; Outreach and the Artist: Sharing the Gospel with the Arts (Zondervan, 2013), 1, 2 & 3 John: The Story of God Bible Commentary (Zondervan, 2017), and Not Ashamed: 2 Timothy (Aquila, 2008).
In addition to his achievements in scholarship and teaching, Dr Campbell is a gifted jazz saxophonist, who continues to play at professional level, and has recorded with such talents as James Morrison and The Idea of North. Dr Campbell is also the presenter of a seven-part documentary series In Pursuit of Paul the Apostle.
Dr Campbell lives in Illinois with his wife and three children.
- This Survey Textbook By Two Respected New Testament Scholars Is Designed To Meet The Needs Of Contemporary Evangelical Undergraduates. The Book Effectively Covers The New Testament Books And Major Topics In The New Testament, Assuming No Prior Academic Study Of The Bible. The Authors Pay Attention To How The New Testament Documents Fit Together As A Canonical Whole That Supplements The Old Testament To Make Up The Christian Scriptures. They Also Show How The New Testament Writings Provide Basic Material For Christian Doctrine, Spirituality, And Engagement With Culture. Chapters Can Be Assigned In Any Order, Making This An Ideal Textbook For One-semester Courses At Evangelical Schools.<br> <br> This Is The First Volume In A New Series Of Survey Textbooks That Will Cover The Old And New Testaments. The Book Features Full-color Illustrations That Hold Interest And Aid Learning And Offers A Full Array Of Pedagogical Aids: Photographs, Sidebars, Maps, Time Lines, Charts, Glossary, And Discussion Questions. Additional Resources For Instructors And Students Are Available Through Textbook Esources.