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Exploring the New Testament Collection, 2nd ed. (2 vols.)

by 5 authors Walton, Steve, Wenham, David, Marshall, I. Howard, Travis, Stephen, Paul, Ian

SPCK 2011

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Exploring the New Testament Collection, 2nd ed. (2 vols.)
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Exploring the New Testament Collection, 2nd ed. (2 vols.) covers the New Testament, written by authors who have extensive experience in teaching students in their first two years of university-level study. This series is perfect for someone looking for a New Testament survey that can be as broad or immersive as you see fit. The series easily facilitates teaching the material to classes or small groups.

Each book provides an exploratory approach which encourages and enables students to engage the Scriptures for themselves, and not simply as passive learners. They offer activities and challenges at introductory and intermediate levels, together with key background information needed to enable students to work at the required level, and ideas for further thought and reading.

With your Logos Bible Software, Exploring the New Testament Collection, 2nd ed. (2 vols.) is fully searchable and easily accessible. Scripture references are linked to your favorite Bible translations and original texts, and important theological concepts are linked to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and the wealth of resources in your digital library.

This collection is the newest edition of Exploring the New Testament Collection (2 vols.).

Key Features

  • What do you think? boxes provide reflective questions to ponder or use for group discussions.
  • Digging deeper boxes offer deeper research into topics providing 2–3 hours of immersive study.
  • Essay topics at the end of each chapter provide topics for further research.
  • Complex information is clearly shown in various graphs, charts, maps and diagrams.
  • Every chapter includes suggestions for further reading for extra illumination into engaging ideas.

Individual Titles

Exploring the New Testament, vol. 1: Gospel and Acts, new ed.

  • Authors: Steve Walton, David Wenham
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Publisher: SPCK
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Pages: 320

This book is written in an exploratory approach which propels students toward engaging the Gospels and Acts for themselves. It offers activities and challenges to both the Scriptural novice and to those a little more comfortable with handling the Scriptures, offering important background information that will enable the student to work at the required level. On top of that, Exploring the New Testament, Vol. 1: The Gospels and Acts, new ed. offers ideas for deeper thought and further reading for even greater challenge. It is an excellent textbook for courses on the Gospels and Acts.

This new edition includes updated bibliographies throughout, numerous corrections, and new material on oral history, the non-canonical Gospels, and the Dead Sea Scrolls.

[A] gem . . . avoiding the twin dangers of overwhelming the student with detail or oversimplifying complex issues, the authors offer invaluable summaries, charts and questions that will deepen learning…

—Michael B. Thompson, Vice-Principal and Lecturer in New Testament Studies, Ridley Hall College

I know no better book for its purpose and I am sure it will be extensively used.

Richard Bauckham, Professor of New Testament Studies, St. Mary’s College, University of St. Andrews

Steve Walton is Senior Lecturer in Greek and New Testament studies and Director of Research at London School of Theology. Previously, he lectured at Bedford College and St. John's College, Nottingham.

David Wenham (Ph.D., Manchester) is vice principal and tutor of New Testament at Trinity College, Bristol, having previously spent many years at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, where he served as dean and vice principal.

Exploring the New Testament, vol. 2: Letters and Revelation, new ed.

  • Authors: Howard Marshall, Stephen Travis, and Ian Paul
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Publisher: SPCK
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Pages: 352

With Exploring the New Testament, vol. 2: The Letters and Revelation, new ed. students will discover: the kind of literature they are dealing with; the historical context and background of the letters and Revelation; the major questions in the scholarly study of these books; the structure and purpose of each book; the major themes and theology of each book; and the issues for today arising from each major area of study.

This new edition includes updated bibliographies throughout, with numerous corrections and updates.

Howard Marshall has spent most of his career teaching in the University of Aberdeen, where he is now Honorary Research Professor of New Testament. He is a former President of the British New Testament Society and currently is Chair of the Tyndale Fellowship for Biblical Research. He has written commentaries on the Greek text of the Gospel of Luke and the Pastoral Epistles as well as on the English text of Acts, 1–2 Thessalonians and 1–3 John. He has a preaching ministry in the North of Scotland Mission Circuit of the Methodist Church and elsewhere.

Stephen Travis has taught New Testament at St. John’s College, Nottingham since 1969, where he is now also Vice-Principal and Director of Research. He has also enjoyed short spells of teaching in India, Australia and Sri Lanka. He has written at both a scholarly and a popular level on a variety of biblical themes, particularly the Christian hope. A Methodist layman, he has served the church on a number of theological commissions.

Ian Paul has studied math and theology and has taught in Nottingham and Salisbury. He is on the staff of St. Mary’s, Poole and is Managing Editor of Grove Books Ltd.

Product Details

  • Title: Exploring the New Testament Collection, 2nd ed. (2 vols.)
  • Publisher: SPCK
  • Volumes: 2
  • Pages: 672