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New Testament story an introduction by David L. Barr

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Published by Wadsworth/Cengage Learning in Australia, Belmont, CA .
Written in English


  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Introductions.,
  • Narration in the Bible.,
  • Bible as literature.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 509-579) and index.

StatementDavid L. Barr.
SeriesCengage Advantage books
LC ClassificationsBS2330.3 .B34 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 591 p. :
Number of Pages591
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18735557M
ISBN 10053462748X
ISBN 109780534627485
LC Control Number2007938835

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The New Testament (Ancient Greek: Ἡ Καινὴ Διαθήκη, transl. Hē Kainḕ Diathḗkē; Latin: Novum Testamentum) is the second part of the Christian biblical canon, the first being the Old New Testament discusses the teachings and person of Jesus, as well as events in first-century ians regard both the Old and New Testaments together as sacred. But the New Testament was not written within a vacuum. Rather, it stands in continuity with the Old Testament. Israel's story is the church's story. In The Story Retold, G. K. Beale and Benjamin L. Gladd explore each New Testament book in light of the broad history of redemption, emphasizing the biblical-theological themes of each New Testament /5(10). Summary of The Book of James. Author. The author of this epistle identifies himself as "James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ." Most scholars agree that the book of James was written by James the Just, brother of our Lord (Matt. ; Gal. ), and . The New Testament consists of 27 books, which are the residue, or precipitate, out of many 1st–2nd-century-ad A brief treatment of the New Testament follows. For full treatment, see biblical literature: Conditions aiding the formation of the canon. Christians see in the New Testament the fulfillment of the promise of the Old Testament. It.

New Testament study is not a closed system but a living and vigorous discipline, and its progress during the first quarter of the 20th century has been such that some revision is now necessary if the book is to continue to give its readers a sound historical view of the New Testament. This wonderful teaching tool contains colorfully illustrated stories from the New Testament. This book is written on a basic reading level for easy comprehension and is perfect for those trying to find an easy way to teach their kids stories in the Bible.5/5(2).   Question: "What is the story of the New Testament?" Answer: Four hundred years after God spoke to the prophet Malachi, God spoke again. The message was that the prophecy of Malachi was soon to be fulfilled, that a prophet was to prepare the way for the Lord. The Messiah was on His way. That prophet was named John. The New Testament, as usually received in the Christian Churches, is made up of twenty-seven different books attributed to eight different authors, six of whom are numbered among the Apostles (Matthew, John, Paul, James, Peter, Jude) and two among their immediate disciples (Mark, Luke). The New Testament was not written all at once.

The New Testament: 27 books in 5 categories. The New Testament books fall into five general categories: the Gospels, the single book of Acts, Paul’s letters to churches, Paul’s letters to church leaders, and a collection of letters sent out (mostly) to large groups of people.   A single-chapter book known best for the story that lies behind it, namely, a runaway slave who had become a Christian and whom Paul is sending back to his owner (also a Christian) with the letter. The most literary aspect of the book is the delicate persuasion or rhetoric that Paul uses to induce Philemon to receive his slave with kindness. The New Testament is a clear and concise summary of the greatest story ever told, the life of the Lord Jesus Christ. It is narrated for young minds to understand and explore the main points of Jesus’ birth, life, death, and ascension, as well as the rise of the Christian church. The New Testament is part of the Christian Bible, and the most important religious writing of Christianity. It tells the story of Jesus Christ, his followers, and the beginnings of Christianity. It was written in Koine Greek. The Four Gospels. Acts of the Apostles. Pauline epistles. General epistles. Book of Revelation.