New Testament Readings

  • James book cover


    By Richard Bauckham

    Richard Bauckham explores the historical and literary contexts of the Epistle of James, discussing the significance of James as the brother of Jesus and leader of the early Jerusalem church. He gives special attention to the aphorisms which encapsulate James' wisdom, and to the way that James'…

    Paperback – 1999-04-22
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  • Galatians book cover


    By Philip F. Esler

    Paul's letter to the Galatians, sometimes known as the Magna Carta of Christian liberty, is central to the understanding of the relation of Paul and the Law and is packed with crucial historical, social and theological material.Philip F. Esler provides a detailed and accessible interpretation of…

    Paperback – 1998-07-02
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  • Luke's Gospel book cover

    Luke's Gospel

    By Jonathan Knight

    Luke's Gospel provides a comprehensive and schematic reading of Luke's Gospel, one of the most important books detailing the life and works of Christ, in six main parts. Knight introduces the Gospel and the narrative theory on which the Gospel rests. He offers a detailed, chapter-by-chapter…

    Paperback – 1998-04-30
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  • The Gospel of Thomas book cover

    The Gospel of Thomas

    By Richard Valantasis

    This volume offers the first full commentary on the Gospel of Thomas, a work which has previously been accessible only to theologians and scholars. Valantasis provides fresh translations of the Coptic and Greek text, with an illuminating commentary, examining the text line by line. He includes a…

    Paperback – 1997-09-01
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    Mark's Gospel

    By John Painter

    Mark's 'biography' of Jesus is the earliest of the four gospels, and influenced them all. The distinctive feature of this biography is the quality of 'good news', which presupposes a world dominated by the forces of evil.John Painter shows how the rhetorical and dramatic shaping of the book…

    Paperback – 1997-04-24
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    Reading the New Testament

    By John Court

    Reading the New Testament is the lead volume to the successful New Testament Readings Series. It analyzes the many ways in which the New Testament can be read and interpreted.Rather than prescribing one 'correct' way of reading, this study offers an overview of and introduction to the most…

    Paperback – 1997-04-03
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  • Revelation book cover


    By Rev A J P Garrow, A.J.P. Garrow

    Revelation claims to tell the story of 'what must soon take place', and yet, despite centuries of scholarly research, the order and content of this story has remained one of the greatest mysteries of all time.Arguing that Revelation was designed to be heard in six separate instalments, A.J.P.…

    Paperback – 1997-03-20
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    John's Gospel

    By Revd Dr Mark W G Stibbe, Mark W.G. Stibbe

    John's Gospel is an innovative study which shows how the current plurality of literary methodologies can be used effectively to illuminate the text of the fourth gospel. Dr Stibbe, the well-respected author of three previous volumes on St John, uses the methods of structuralism, deconstructionism…

    Paperback – 1994-09-29
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  • Ephesians book cover


    By Canon Martin Kitchen, Martin Kitchen

    This study approaches the Epistle to the Ephesians in a radically different way from traditional commentaries. Rather than analysing each individual verse, Martin Kitchen examines the complete text within the framework of contemporary biblical criticism. He acknowledges the debt which biblical…

    Paperback – 1994-09-22
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  • 2 Thessalonians book cover

    2 Thessalonians

    By Maarten J.J. Menken

    In this lucid expose the second letter to the Thessalonians is approached from a historical perspective. The letter is read as part of a process of communication between its sender and the original addressees, making it accessible to the modern reader.2 Thessalonians includes a translation of the…

    Paperback – 1994-09-01
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