Understanding the New Testament by Howard Clark Kee

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .

Written in English

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Bibliography: p. 455-463.

Book details

Statement[by] Howard Clark Kee, Franklin W. Young [and] Karlfried Froehlich.
ContributionsYoung, Franklin W., joint author., Froehlich, Karlfried, joint author.
LC ClassificationsBS2407 .K37 1965
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 490 p.
Number of Pages490
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5941679M
LC Control Number65012336

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The first division used to organize the books of the Bible is the division between the Old and New Testaments. This one is relatively straightforward.

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OCLC Number: Description: xxii, pages illustrations, maps (3 color on lining papers) 24 cm: Contents: pt. The community emerges.

--The search for community in the Graeco-Roman world --The search for community in Israel --The new. 2. What does this story teach the New Israel.

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Many people find parts of the Old Testament daunting and challenging to understand. In the weeks to come we’ll break it all down, bit by bit, looking at the land of the Bible, the book of Genesis, the Law, the books.

The New Testament is the second, shorter part of the Christian Bible. Unlike the Old Testament, which covers hundreds of years of history, the New Testament only covers several decades, and is a collection of the religious teachings and beliefs of Christianity.

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Howard Clark Kee is William Goodwin Aurelio Professor of Biblical Studies, Emeritus, at Boston University. He is the author of more than twenty books, including the first edition of The Cambridge Companion to the Bible, Beginnings of Christianity: Introduction to the New Testament (), Understanding the New Testament.

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Yet the book is also a paradox, because this single “book” is comprised of 27 different books. Now, in 24 dynamic lectures, Understanding the Old Testament takes a new look at this seminal text, filled with fresh perspectives, rich visual aids, and fascinating examination of the text, shedding light on the monumental impact of one of the world’s most beloved books/5(30).

The New Testament as a whole presents four different understandings: Jesus became God's son at his resurrection, God "begetting" Jesus to a new life by raising him from the dead – this was the earliest understanding.

As the fourth shortest New Testament book (Philemon, 2 John and 3 John are shorter), Jude is the last of 8 general epistles. Jude does not quote the Old Testament directly, but there are at least 9 obvious .Understanding the New Testament.

[Howard Clark Kee] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items pt. 1. Community and identity -- Quests for community and identity in the early Roman Empire -- The people of the book and their destiny -- pt. 2. The community of the New.

The Gospels, the first four books of the New Testament, tell the story of the life of only one—the Gospel of John—claims to be an eyewitness account, the testimony of the .

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