Introducing the New Testament

A Historical, Literary, and Theological Survey

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Use of Art -- Mark Allan Powell (Preface)


Were the New Testament Authors Christians? -- Mark Allan Powell (Chap. 1)


From Jesus to Us -- Mark Allan Powell (Chap. 2)


Early Images of Jesus -- Trevor Thompson (Chap. 3)


Later Images of Jesus Introducing the New Testament -- Jerry Taylor (Chap. 4)


Binding and Loosing -- Mark Allan Powell (Chap. 5)


Exorcism -- Mark Allan Powell (Chap. 6)


Ransom & Atonement -- Mark Allan Powell (Chap. 6)


Minor Characters in Mark -- Curt Niccum (Chap. 6)


Salvation Here and Now -- Mark Allan Powell (Chap. 7)


Signs in John -- Curt Niccum (Chap. 8)


Cosmology in the New Testament World -- Trevor Thompson (Chap. 9)


Letter Writing in the New Testament World -- Trevor Thompson (Chap. 10)


New Perspective on Paul -- Mark Allan Powell (Chap. 12)


Principles for Giving -- Mark Allan Powell (Chap. 14)


Suffering -- Mark Allan Powell (Chap. 17)


Realized Eschatology -- Mark Allan Powell (Chap. 18)


The Rapture -- Mark Allan Powell (Chap. 19)


Slavery in the New Testament World -- Trevor Thompson (Chap. 22)


Honor & Shame -- Mark Allan Powell (Chap. 23)


The Poor in James -- Mark Allan Powell (Chap. 24)


Household Codes -- Mark Allan Powell (Chap. 25)


Antichrists/Antichrist -- Mark Allan Powell (Chap. 27)