Description: The purpose of this book is to introduce the New Testament to those who have never read it. Ronald Allen offers a truly elementary guide to the New Testament's world, its story, and its message. Reading the New Testament for the First Time walks readers through the New Testament, covering key topics like these:
how to find one's way around the New Testament
how and when the New Testament was written
important characters like Jesus, Paul, and the twelve disciples
big ideas found in the New Testament such as love, righteousness, and the realm of God
how to apply the New Testament to our lives today
Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature
Review by Peter J. Judge
Citation: Peter J. Judge, review of Ronald J. Allen, Reading the New Testament for the First Time, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2014).
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