The Essence of the New Testament: A Survey
The Essence of the New Testament surveys the books from Matthew to Revelation. Based on decades of scholarly research and classroom teaching, a team of biblical scholars from Liberty University provides a practical, readable, and insightful introduction to the...
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The Essence of the New Testament surveys the books from Matthew to Revelation. Based on decades of scholarly research and classroom teaching, a team of biblical scholars from Liberty University provides a practical, readable, and insightful introduction to the second major division of the Christian biblical canon.
This uniquely illustrated, full-color volume features book introductions, background studies, outlines, surveys, theological concepts, practical applications, study questions, and helpful word studies.
Editors Elmer Towns and Ben Gutierrez draw from their lives as teachers to provide a well tested and proven New Testament overview written at the collegiate level, yet appropriate for pastors, scholars, and laymen alike. They represent the finest evangelical scholarship along with a passion to open windows of spiritual and practical insight into the biblical text.
This exciting new survey of the Scriptures highlights the key elements of the New Testament. The history, archaeology, and wisdom of the biblical world are revealed with an eye on the application of their moral principles, theological insights, and practical application to today’s world.
Elmer L. Towns (D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary) is co-founder of Liberty University, with Jerry Falwell, in 1971, and was the only full-time teacher in the first year of Liberty's existence. Today, the University has over 11,400 students on campus with 39,000 in the Distance Learning Program (now Liberty University Online), and he is the Dean of the School of Religion.
Towns has published over a hundred books including My Father's Names; 10 Sunday Schools That Dared to Change; 10 of Today's Most Innovative Churches; Towns' Sunday School Encyclopedia and the Gold Medallion Award awarded by the Christian Booksellers Association for writing the Book of the Year, The Names of the Holy Spirit. The multi-volume Praying through..... series has been received by a wide readership.
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Ben Gutierrezis chairman of the department of Pastoral Leadership and dean of the Distance Learning Program at Liberty University. He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Regent University