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Studying the New Testament: A Fortress Introduction
Chilton, Bruce and Deirdre J. Good

Minneapolis: Fortress, 2011 pp. ix + 174. $20.00


Description: This book offers an introduction to the literature of the New Testament, demonstrating how these writings can be approached and critically studied in an academic setting. Bruce Chilton and Deirdre J. Good, two respected New Testament scholars, provide a narrative of the historical context and social world of the books of the New Testament, a chronological survey of the Gospels and letters, and the remaining writings (Apocrypha, Apocalyptic) with their special focus on the emerging church. Together with textboxes, exercises, questions, further readings, maps, timeline, and glossary, this brief introduction surveys and employs leading methods of study and equips students with the general literacy needed for successful and serious study of New Testament writings.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature


Review by Paul Foster
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Published 12/29/2011
Citation: Paul Foster, review of Bruce Chilton and Deirdre J. Good, Studying the New Testament: A Fortress Introduction, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2011).


Review by Moschos Goutzioudis
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Published 6/2/2012
Citation: Moschos Goutzioudis, review of Bruce Chilton And Deirdre J. Good, Studying the New Testament: A Fortress Introduction, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2012).


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