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Chapter 1. An Overview of the New Testament. Key Topics/Themes. New Testament: twenty-seven documents Four Gospels A church history Letters An apocalypse Other Christian documents Diversity of early Jesus movement. What Is the New Testament?. The New Testament as “scripture”

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chapter 1

Chapter 1

An Overview of the New Testament

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key topics themes
Key Topics/Themes
  • New Testament: twenty-seven documents
  • Four Gospels
  • A church history
  • Letters
  • An apocalypse
  • Other Christian documents
  • Diversity of early Jesus movement

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what is the new testament
What Is the New Testament?
  • The New Testament as “scripture”
  • Appreciating the cultural world of the New Testament
    • A society far different from ours
    • The Jewish world of Jesus: Palestine
    • An agrarian, peasant society
    • Interaction of Palestinian Jewish and Greco-Roman cultures

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the new testament and the hebrew bible
The New Testament and the Hebrew Bible
  • Relationship between the New Testament and the Hebrew Bible
  • The Hebrew Bible as Scripture for early Christians

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testament and covenant
Testament and Covenant
  • The nature of the covenant with Yahweh in the Hebrew Bible
  • The promise of a “new covenant” (Jer. 31:31)
  • Jesus’ declaration of a new covenant

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the septuagint
The Septuagint
  • Written in Alexandria, Egypt
  • Beginning about 250 B.C.E.
  • Legend in the Letter of Aristeas
  • Abbreviation: LXX
  • Standard biblical text for Jews in New Testament period
  • Version most frequently quoted in New Testament

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language and literature of the new testament
Language and Literature of the New Testament
  • Koinē Greek
  • New Testament literary forms
    • Gospel
    • Church history
    • Letters, or epistles
    • Apocalyptic literature
    • Subgenres within New Testament books

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diversity and unity in the new testament documents
Diversity and Unity in the New Testament Documents
  • Early Christians ethnically and theologically diverse
  • Gentile Christians
  • Jewish Christians
  • Community of the Gospel of John
  • Pseudonymous works
  • Diverse views toward Roman authority

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other early christian literature
Other Early Christian Literature
  • Struggle for orthodoxy and contents of the New Testament
  • Diverse interpretations of importance of Jesus in God’s plan
  • The Gospel of Thomas

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scholarly approaches to the new testament
Scholarly Approaches to the New Testament
  • Scholarly vs. devotional approaches
  • Development of analytical methods for biblical research
  • Biblical criticism
  • Coordinating critical methodologies and spiritual concerns

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summary
Summary
  • New Testament
    • Greek documents
    • Written ca. 50-140 C.E.
  • Hebrew Bible (Tanak)
  • Other Christian documents
  • Diversity of early Christianity
  • Importance of scholarly analysis

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