The New Testament

A Historical and Theological Introduction

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1. Approaching the New Testament as the Church’s Scripture

Questions for Research and Discussion

  1. What is the relationship between history and the Christian faith?
  2. Why is historical criticism of the Bible necessary?
  3. How should a historian approach the divine elements found in the New Testament?
  4. How is postmodernity affecting the study of the New Testament?
  5. How should the student of the Bible deal with his or her own theological presuppositions?