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The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown: An Introduction to the New Testament
Köstenberger, Andreas J., L. Scott Kellum and Charles L. Quarles

Nashville: B&H, 2009 pp. xxi + 954. $59.99


Description: Although Scripture cannot be reduced to a mere piece of human writing, there is much to gain by paying careful attention to the historical, literary, and theological dimensions of the biblical text. For this reason, The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown is offered to the serious New Testament student who seeks to better understand and share God’s “word of truth” (2 Timothy 2:15). Across nearly one thousand pages, it thoroughly introduces all twenty-seven New Testament books and closely examines Christ’s incarnation and virgin birth, the heart of His ministry shown so vividly in the Gospels’ Passion Narratives, and the triumphant return of Jesus and our eternal reign with Him as depicted in Revelation.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature

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Review by Patrick J. Hartin
Published 8/21/2010
Citation: Patrick J. Hartin, review of Andreas J. Köstenberger, L. Scott Kellum, and Charles L. Quarles, The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown: An Introduction to the New Testament, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2010).


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