Exploring the New Testament

Exploring the New Testament

A Guide to the Letters and Revelation

Exploring the Bible Series

Third Edition, Volume Two

by I. Howard Marshall, Stephen Travis, and Ian Paul

Exploring the New Testament
  • Length: 400 pages
  • Published: June 15, 2021
  •  Forthcoming
  • ISBN: 978-0-8308-2528-8
  • Item Code: 2528
  • Case Quantity: 12

Written by scholars with extensive experience teaching in colleges and universities, the Exploring the Bible series has for decades equipped students to study Scripture for themselves.Exploring the New Testament, Volume Two provides an accessible introduction to the Letters and Revelation. It's filled with classroom-friendly features such as discussion questions, charts, theological summary sidebars, essay questions, and further reading lists. This volume introduces students to

  • Jewish and Greco-Roman background
  • Paul's life, mission, and theology
  • the structure and major themes of each book
  • issues of authorship, date, and setting
  • methods in reading and interpreting the Letters and Revelation
  • the intersection of New Testament criticism with contemporary issues of faih and culture

Now in its third edition, this popular textbook has been updated and revised to take account of the latest advances in scholarly findings and research methods, including new sections on

  • the theological links between Jesus and Paul
  • the way New Testament authors read the Hebrew Scriptures
  • the contribution of archaeology to New Testament studies
  • updated bibliographies highlighting the most important and influential works published in the last decade

Exploring the New Testament, Volume Two offers a thorough overview of the Letters and Revelation that will give students a stronger understanding and a solid foundation for ongoing study.

"Readers are given a wealth of resources for study, including historical background, context, scholarly discussions, theological reflections, and essay questions. I recommend this book to anyone involved in theological education."

Lucy Peppiatt, principal, Westminster Theological Centre

"Avoids the twin dangers of overwhelming the student with detail and oversimplifying complex issues."

Michael B. Thompson, former associate principal, Ridley Hall, Cambridge


Table of contents forthcoming