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A Survey of the New Testament

5th Edition
Robert H. Gundry
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Robert Gundry’s now classic survey of the New Testament has been a mainstay for college and graduate courses around the world, having been used by thousands of professors and students. This fifth edition includes updates and revisions throughout and a fresh, full-color design. One thing about A Survey of the New Testament that has not changed: its premise. Unlike most New Testament surveys, this book leads students to actually read the Bible. Topics and issues discussed in the text are linked whenever possible with assigned readings that expose the reader to the entire New Testament. Comments on the readings provide additional help. A Survey of the New Testament, 5thEdition, includes these features: - New design in full-color with more photos and improved maps - Links to relevant websites - Outlines, study goals, summaries, and review questions for each chapter - Phonetic pronunciations for unfamiliar names and terms - Breakouts with illustrative quotes from ancient, nonbiblical literature - Updated bibliographies - Available as both ebook and enhanced ebook with video introductions, animated maps and illustrations, chapter flashcards, and more

About the Author

Robert H. Gundry (PhD, Manchester) is a scholar-in-residence and professor emeritus of New Testament and Greek at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. Among his books are Mark: A Commentary on His Apology for the Cross; Matthew: A Commentary on His Handbook for a Mixed Church Under Persecution, Soma in Biblical Theology, and Jesus the Word According to John the Sectarian.

Table of Contents


Part I: Political, Cultural, and Religious Antecedents

Part II: Literary and Historical Materials

Part III: The Four Canonical Gospels and Acts

Part IV: The Letters

Part V: The Apocalypse

In Retrospect

Books in the New Testament: A Summary

Glossary of Pronunciations

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  • General
  • Chapter 1 - Intertestamental and New Testament Historical Background
  • Chapter 2 - The Mundane Settings of the New Testament
  • Chapter 3 - The Religious and Philosophical Settings of the New Testament
  • Chapter 4 - The Canon and Text of the New Testament
  • Chapter 5 - The Study of Jesus’ Life
  • Chapter 6 - An Introductory Overview of Jesus’ Public Life and Ministry
  • Chapter 7 - Mark—An Apology for the Crucifixion of Jesus
  • Chapter 8 - Matthew—Handbook for a Mixed Church Under Persecution
  • Chapter 9 - Luke—A Promotion of Christianity in the Greco-Roman World a Large
  • Chapter 10 - John—Believing in Jesus for Eternal Life
  • Chapter 11 - Acts—A Promotion of Christianity in the Greco-Roman World at Large (Continued from the Gospel of Luke)
  • Chapter 12 - The Early Letters of Paul
  • Chapter 13 - The Major Letters of Paul
  • Chapter 14 - The Prison Letters of Paul
  • Chapter 15 - The Pastoral Letters of Paul
  • Chapter 16 - Hebrews—Jesus as Priest
  • Chapter 17 - The Catholic, or General, Letters
  • Chapter 18 - Revelation—Jesus is Coming!
New Testament Survey Instructor: Dr. Robert H. Gundry

Including both background information and careful attention to the biblical books themselves, New Testament Survey offers a full introduction to the 27 books of the New Testament.

Course Details
  • 15 Units
  • 8 hours of video
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  • Product Details
  • Page Count: 592
  • Format: Hardcover, Printed
  • ISBN: 9780310494744
  • Release: June 24, 2012
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