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The New Testament: A Historical and Theological Introduction

Donald A Hagner
The New Testament: A Historical and Theological Introduction
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The New Testament: A Historical and Theological Introduction

Donald A Hagner

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This capstone work from widely respected senior evangelical scholar Donald Hagner offers a substantial introduction to the New Testament. Hagner deals with the New Testament both historically and theologically, employing the framework of salvation history. He treats the New Testament as a coherent body of texts and stresses the unity of the New Testament without neglecting its variety. Although the volume covers typical questions of introduction, such as author, date, background, and sources, it focuses primarily on understanding the theological content and meaning of the texts, putting students in a position to understand the origins of Christianity and its canonical writings.

Throughout, Hagner delivers balanced conclusions in conversation with classic and current scholarship. The book includes summary tables, diagrams, maps, and extensive bibliographies.

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About "The New Testament: A Historical and Theological Introduction"

This capstone work from widely respected senior evangelical scholar Donald Hagner offers a substantial introduction to the New Testament. Hagner deals with the New Testament both historically and theologically, employing the framework of salvation history. He treats the New Testament as a coherent body of texts and stresses the unity of the New Testament without neglecting its variety. Although the volume covers typical questions of introduction, such as author, date, background, and sources, it focuses primarily on understanding the theological content and meaning of the texts, putting students in a position to understand the origins of Christianity and its canonical writings.

Throughout, Hagner delivers balanced conclusions in conversation with classic and current scholarship. The book includes summary tables, diagrams, maps, and extensive bibliographies.

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Meet the Author

Donald A Hagner

Donald A. Hagner is the George Eldon Ladd Professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary. His publications include commentaries on Matthew (1993) and Hebrews (1990).

Table Of Contents

  • part 1: Introduction And Background
    1. Approaching The New Testament As The Church's Scripture
    2. The Old Testament As Promise And Preparation
    3. The World Of The New Testament
    part 2: The Gospels: The Proclamation Of The Kingdom
    4. The Gospels As Historical And Theological Documents
    5. The Message Of Jesus
    6. The "historical" Jesus
    7. The Origin Of The Gospel Tradition
    8. Form And Redaction Criticism
    9. The Synoptic Problem
    10. Q As An Entity
    11. The Gospel According To Mark
    12. The Gospel According To Matthew
    13. The Gospel According To Luke(-acts)
    14. The Gospel According To John
    part 3: Acts: The Earliest Preaching Of The Kingdom
    15. From The Preaching Of Jesus To The Kerygma Of The Early Church
    16. Acts As A Book Of Key Transitions
    part 4: Paul And His Epistles: The Interpretation Of The Kingdom
    17. Paul, The Man
    18. Jesus And Paul
    19. Paul, Judaism, And The Law
    20. Paul's Gospel And The Parting Of The Ways
    21. Paul's Christology And Eschatology
    22. Letters In The Hellenistic World
    23. The Missionary Paul
    24. The Authorship Question
    25. Galatians
    26. First And Second Thessalonians
    27. First Corinthians
    28. Second Corinthians
    29. Romans
    30. Philippians
    31. Colossians And Philemon
    part 5: The Deutero-pauline Letters: Extending The Teaching Of The Apostle
    32. Ephesians
    33. The Issue Of "early Catholicism"
    34. The Pastoral Epistles
    part 6: Hebrews And The Catholic Epistles: Non-pauline Christianity
    35. The Book Of Hebrews
    36. James
    37. First Peter
    38. Jude And Second Peter
    39. The Johannine Epistles
    part 7: The Apocalypse: The Consummation Of The Kingdom
    40. The Message Of The Apocalypse
    41. The Apocalypse
    part 8: The Text And Canon Of The New Testament
    42. The Transmission Of The Text
    43. The Formation Of The Canon
    final Word
    indexes

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  • Catalogue Code 352621
  • Product Code 9780801039317
  • ISBN 0801039312
  • EAN 9780801039317
  • Pages 896
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Nov 2012
  • Sales Rank #56528
  • Dimensions 234 x 158 x 56 mm
  • Weight 1.349kg

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