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An Introduction to the New Testament Contexts Methods Ministry Formation 2nd by David A deSilvaBy David A deSilvaPublisher IVP AcademicPrint ISBN 9780830852178 0830852174eText ISBN 9780830874002 0830874003Edition 2ndThis New Testament introduction is different Many introductions zero in on the historical contexts in which the New Testament literature was written This introduction goes furtherto give particular attention to the social cultural and rhetorical contexts of the New Testament authors and their writings Few introductions to the New Testament integrate instruction in exegetical and interpretive strategies with the customary considerations of authorship dating audience and message This introduction capitalizes on the opportunity introducing students to a relevant facet of interpretation with each portion of New Testament literature Rarely do introductions to the New Testament approach their task mindful of students preparing for ministry This introduction is explicit in doing so recognizing as it does that the New Testament itselfin its parts and as a wholeis a pastoral resource Each chapter on the New Testament literature closes with a discussion of implications for ministry formation These integrative features alone would distinguish this introduction from others But in addition its pages brim with maps photos points of interest and aids to learning Separate chapters explore the historical and cultural environment of the New Testament era the nature of the Gospels and the quest for the historical Jesus and the life of Paul First published in 2004 David A deSilvas comprehensive and carefully crafted introduction to the New Testament has been long established as an authoritative textbook and resource for students This beautiful full-color second edition has been updated throughout with new scholarship and numerous images It is the first choice for those convinced that a New Testament introduction should integrate scholarship and ministry

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An Introduction to the New Testament Contexts Methods Ministry Formation 2nd by David A deSilvaBy David A deSilvaPublisher IVP AcademicPrint ISBN 9780830852178 0830852174eText ISBN 9780830874002 0830874003Edition 2ndThis New Testament introduction is different Many introductions zero in on the historical contexts in which the New Testament literature was written This introduction goes furtherto give particular attention to the social cultural and rhetorical contexts of the New Testament authors and their writings Few introductions to the New Testament integrate instruction in exegetical and interpretive strategies with the customary considerations of authorship dating audience and message This introduction capitalizes on the opportunity introducing students to a relevant facet of interpretation with each portion of New Testament literature Rarely do introductions to the New Testament approach their task mindful of students preparing for ministry This introduction is explicit in doing so recognizing as it does that the New Testament itselfin its parts and as a wholeis a pastoral resource Each chapter on the New Testament literature closes with a discussion of implications for ministry formation These integrative features alone would distinguish this introduction from others But in addition its pages brim with maps photos points of interest and aids to learning Separate chapters explore the historical and cultural environment of the New Testament era the nature of the Gospels and the quest for the historical Jesus and the life of Paul First published in 2004 David A deSilvas comprehensive and carefully crafted introduction to the New Testament has been long established as an authoritative textbook and resource for students This beautiful full-color second edition has been updated throughout with new scholarship and numerous images It is the first choice for those convinced that a New Testament introduction should integrate scholarship and ministry