Combining John Drane’s major guides to the life and thought of Jesus, Paul, and the early Christians into one text, this volume brings insight to the. Drane’s newest edition retains the clarity, accessibility, and graphic interest that have made it a favorite introduction for a decade. This revised edition also adds. Introducing the New Testament by John Drane, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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No eBook available Lion Books Amazon. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Drane has written a good and balanced introduction that touches on all necessary subjects such as historical background, hestament, theology and so on.

He is quite conservative concerning dates and John Drane’s Introducing the New Testament is impressive for what it is and isn’t. Drane has managed to combine the readability of the more narrative New Testament Histories with the scholarly depth Account Options Sign in. This classic work has testaament revised and updated, taking full account of recent scholarly developments and archaeological My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Introducing the New Testament. Lion Books- Bible – pages. John Drane’s ‘Introducing the New Testament’ has long been recognized as probably the most authoritative and accessible survey of the subject, both for students and for general readers. This classic work has been revised and updated, taking full account of recent scholarly developments and archaeological findings. These include areas such as the historical Jesus, the theologies of the four Gospels, and the testamfnt of St Paul in the transformation of Christianity from a first century Jewish sect into a separate movement that was to spread throughout testameht world.


This authoritative text has now been further enhanced by the introduction throughout of full colour illustrations and photographs, maps and diagrams. ingroducing

Selected pages Title Page. Contents The Beginning of the Story. Palestine and its people. Human goodness takes its character. The kingdom and the future. Christians and the Old Testament. Who were the Galatians?

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Paul and His Churches. Life in the world. Facing up to problems. Jesus intend to found a church?

Miracle stories in context. Jesus meeting people 1 Jesus as a teacher of wisdom. Jesus abolish the Old Testament Law? Jesus death as a battle.


Palestinian politics and justice under. The resurrection fact was. Two sources or four? Four Portraits of Jesus. Can We Trust the Gospels?

The quest for the historical Jesus. Sayings of Jesus outside the New Testament. The church is born. The Day of Pentecost. Into Judea and Samaria. The church in Galilee. The church and Israel. Paul and the Jerusalem Johnn. Paul and his Jewish roots. The church at Ephesus. When was Paul imprisoned? Back to the Damascus road.


What is the church? Pauls view of death. All members are different. City life in the Roman empire. The Church and its Testzment. The letter of James.

Introducing the New Testament

Hebrews on Jewish ritual. Peter on Christians and the covenant. Who wrote 1 Peter? Liturgical themes in 1 Peter. The book of Revelation on Christian.

The author and date of Revelation. Jude and 2 Peter. The communism of the early. The texts own context. Eschatology and the kingdom Other Resources on the New Testament. Testamemt Beginning of the Story. Introducing the New Testament A Lion book.