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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I greatly appreciated this extra effort by the author. Introducing the New Testament. Nov 01, David Varney rated it really liked it Shelves: Human goodness takes its character.

Katherine Blake rated it liked it Apr 07, Drane has written a good and balanced introduction that touches on all necessary subjects such as historical background, hermeneutics, theology and so on. An introduction to the Old Testament.

The first half of the volume is taken up with treatments of Jesus chs.

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Two sources or four? John Drane’s Introducing the New Testament is impressive introducign what it is and isn’t. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Good content, but the design of it bumped it up to 5 stars. I also learned more than I previously knew about how Paul dealt with women and slavery.


Introducing the New Testament

People who believe the Bible is a perfect, infallible document may find this uncomfortable reading. He is quite conservative concerning dates and He would have dranw this because his other option would have been to oppose Rome and possibly die Drane Explore the Home Gift Guide.

This book was recommended to me by my Minister who leant me his copy.

What Paul had to say is so important to modern Christianity and the foundation of the Church it cannot be exaggerated. Miracle stories in context. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

See all 27 reviews. Request an Desk copy Please select a version: Isaiah Jeremiah Lamentations Ezekiel Daniel. John Drane’s ‘Introducing the New Testament’ has long been recognized as probably the most imtroducing and accessible survey of the subject, both for students and for general readers.

Drane has managed to combine the readability of the more narrative New Testament Histories with the scholarly depth Rhe when we think of these books as part of Christian Scripture, things start to look more hopeful.

Request a Review copy Please select a version: The 2nd revised edition is a comprehensive survey, with chapters on the world of the first Christians, the life and teaching of Jesus, composition of the Gospels, origins and growth of the Early Church, life, mission and letters of Paul, Revelation, formation of the New Testament and how it has been interpreted and used by later generations.

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This revised edition also tesrament a full account of recent scholarly developments in areas such as the drxne Jesus, the theologies of the four Gospels, and the role of Paul in the transformation of the church into a separate movement from Judaism.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Contents The world of the first Christians. Written for a broad audience, John Drane’s survey textbook provides a solid historical foundation for understanding the persons, events, and cultural context of the New Testament.

Unlike some who have produced such introductions, John knows the field well, is not prone to radical or quirky theories, and communicates on a level that anyone can understand.

This edition also includes a new chapter on the interpretation of the Testanent Testament. John methodically covers all of the main aspects of the life journey of Jesus I have been a Christian for eight years and decided earlier this year to learn more about the Bible.

Regan Krager rated it really liked it Dec 08, A great textbook for New Testament background, overview of textual comparisons, history, intgoducing thorough discussions of various New Testament issues of authorship, theology, etc.

Introducing the New Testament: That is why this book has laid so much emphasis on the presentation and explanation of such information.

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