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Discovering the New Testament: An Introduction to Its Background, Theology, and Themes (3 vols.)
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Discovering the New Testament: An Introduction to Its Background, Theology, and Themes (3 vols.)

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Discovering the New Testament

Discovering the New Testament is a new and comprehensive introduction to the New Testament in three volumes, reflecting current research and scholarship in New Testament studies. Each volume provides a thorough discussion of background issues as well as treating theological themes and practical application.

Ideal for college or seminary students, the volumes provide numerous maps and charts, as well as discussion questions for each chapter and a focus on real-life relevance and application.

Product Details

  • Title: Discovering the New Testament: An Introduction to Its Background, Theology, and Themes
  • Author: Mark Keown
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Volumes: 3
  • Format: Logos Digital

Volume 1: The Gospels and Acts

  • Author: Mark Keown
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Estimated Publication Date: 2018

The first volume on the Gospels and Acts covers Jewish and Greco-Roman backgrounds, critical methodologies, the synoptic problem, and surveys each of the four gospels and Acts. It concludes with three chapters that explore the key theme of the kingdom of God, including its Old Testament background, the place of miracles, and an examination of Jesus’ parables.

Contents

  • General Introduction
  • The Jewish Background of the New Testament
  • The Greco-Roman Background of the New Testament
  • Understanding Critical Methodologies
  • The Synoptic Gospels and Their Relationship
  • Mark’s Gospel
  • Matthew’s Gospel
  • Luke’s Gospel
  • John’s Gospel
  • The Acts of the Apostles
  • The Kingdom of God
  • The Power of the Kingdom
  • The Teaching of the Kingdom: Parables

Volume 2: The Pauline Letters

  • Author: Mark Keown
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Estimated Publication Date: 2019

The second volume focuses on the thirteen Pauline letters.

Volume 3: General Letters and Revelation

  • Author: Mark Keown
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Estimated Publication Date: 2019

The third volume covers the general epistles and Revelation.

About Mark Keown

Mark J. Keown (ThD, Laidlaw College) is a Senior Lecturer in New Testament at Laidlaw College in Auckland, NZ and is the author of Philippians: Evangelical Exegetical Commentary and Congregational Evangelism in Philippians as well as numerous essays and journal articles. He is also an ordained minister and served at Greenlane Presbyterian Church from 1997–2003.