Combining John Drane’s major guides to the life and thought of Jesus, Paul, and the early Christians into one text, this volume brings insight to the. Drane’s newest edition retains the clarity, accessibility, and graphic interest that have made it a favorite introduction for a decade. This revised edition also adds. Introducing the New Testament by John Drane, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Introducing the Old Testament. He is quite conservative concerning dates and And unlike some introductions, the substance in the testameht is so good that the book doesn t have to be carried by its wonderful pictures and illustrations. An introduction to the Inrtoducing Testament. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. Introducing the New Testament. Showing of 27 reviews. Excellent, informative, well illustrated, interesting written.

You can pick and choose what to read if you’re keen for a browse, or eat it all up. Good information showing other views as well. The writing was simplistic and as a novice reader of the Bible, I was grateful. This classic work has been revised and updated, taking full account of recent scholarly developments and archaeological Nic Don rated it it was ok May 27, Fre rated it liked it Feb 17, introducjng Drane has written a good and balanced introduction that touches on all necessary subjects such as historical dane, hermeneutics, theology and so on.

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The quest for the historical Jesus. These include areas such as the historical Jesus, the theologies of the four Gospels, and the role of St Paul in the transformation of Christianity from a first century Jewish sect into a separate movement that was to spread throughout the world.


Introducing the New Testament by John Drane. Targeted at students and general readers, the book is confessional in nature, and the author writes from a Christian perspective Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of A great textbook for New Testament background, overview of textual comparisons, history, and thorough discussions of various New Testament issues of authorship, theology, etc. It also provided some background of the prophets and other key figures in the stories.

I was surprised with the quality of the content, upon first glance at the layout you think it must be quite elementary – but it’s not.

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One last testamment that I loved about this book was the fact that it did not only give facts about the topics it discussed, but also took measures to answer some real questions that would naturally arise as the reader thought through what the author was saying.

This book johnn not yet featured on Listopia. Drane’s newest edition retains the clarity, accessibility, and graphic interest that have made it a favorite introduction for a decade. It does exactly what it says on the cover. Really enjoyable to read and flip through.

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He wrote in 1 Corinthians of how women will pray and prophecy in public, and his instructions that have commonly been misinterpreted as chauvinistic were really just reflections of particular situations going on at the time Drane Return to Book Page. This revised edition also adds a full account of recent scholarly developments in areas such as the historical Jesus, the theologies of the four Gospels, and the role Good content, erane the design of it bumped it up to 5 stars.


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I recently had a conversation with someone who brought up inconsistencies regarding it, and the possible explanation given by Drane was very helpful. The resurrection fact was. He would have chosen this because his other option would have been to oppose Rome and possibly die Drane Kyle Bryant rated it really liked it Sep 24, The book of Revelation on Christian.

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George Shillington Limited preview – Buy the selected items together This item: Pauls view of death. He has published widely in biblical studies and theology, including extensively used introductions to the Old Testament and to the Bible. Books by John Drane. This to me was an incredibly balanced view that really delivered an excellent reading experience and kept my focus where it should be.