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Author Perkins, Pheme.
Title Reading the New Testament : an introduction / Pheme Perkins.
Publisher New York : Paulist Press, c2012.
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 Book Stacks  BS2330.52 .P47 2012  AVAILABLE
Descript vii, 328 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Edition 3rd ed., rev. and updated.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-313) and indexes.
Contents Why study the Bible? -- The world of Jesus -- The life of Jesus -- The preaching of Jesus -- The resurrection of Jesus -- The beginnings of christology -- The world of Paul -- The life of Paul -- Christians: Jews and Gentile -- Divisions in Corinth -- Universalizing Paul's message -- Mark: Jesus, suffering messiah -- Matthew: Jesus, teacher of Israel -- Luke: Jesus, the Lord -- John: Jesus, the divine son -- Acts: the gospel to the nations -- Hebrews: the heavenly high priest -- Pastoral epistles: a Pauline tradition -- The Catholic epistles: an apostolic heritage -- The Johannine epistles: a church divided -- Revelation: Christianity and the Empire.
ISBN 9780809147861 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0809147866 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781893757790
189375779X
Subject Bible. N.T. -- Introductions.

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