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History of New Testament Research: Volume Three, From C. H. Dodd to Hans Dieter Betz
Baird, William

Minneapolis: Fortress, 2013 pp. xx + 775. $70


Description: In this masterful volume—the culmination of his three-volume History of New Testament Research (vol. 1, From Deism to Tübingen, 1992; vol. 2, From Jonathan Edwards to Rudolf Bultmann, 2012)—William Baird continues his insightful, balanced, and accessible survey of the major developments in New Testament scholarship. Volume 3 charts the dramatic discoveries and breakthroughs in method and approach that characterized the mid- and late twentieth century. Baird gives attention to the biographical and cultural setting of persons and approaches, affording both beginning student and seasoned scholar an authoritative account of the evolution of historical-critical study of the New Testament.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, History of Interpretation

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Review by Joshua Jay Stigall
Published 5/17/2014
Citation: Joshua Jay Stigall, review of William Baird, History of New Testament Research: Volume Three, From C. H. Dodd to Hans Dieter Betz, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2014).


Review by Benjamin A. Edsall
Published 5/17/2014
Citation: Benjamin A. Edsall, review of William Baird, History of New Testament Research: Volume Three, From C. H. Dodd to Hans Dieter Betz, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2014).


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