Jesus in the Gospels and Acts : introducing the New Testament


Jesus in the Gospels and Acts : introducing the New Testament



Jesus in the Gospels and Acts: Introducing the New Testament is a new edition of a popular text that has filled a market niche for books providing an easily accessible overview of Jesus in the New Testament. Content, layout, graphics, and reference updates enhance the appeal and educational value while making the resources more accessible. Jesus in the Gospels and Acts explores issues of authorship, historicity, culture, and theology through the perspectives of the four Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, and the extracanonical gospels. Structured for a semester course, the book offers summaries, review questions, and recommended readings that make it ideal for classroom settings. Charts, maps, sidebars, and images offer the visual variety and graphic support essential to visual learners.

Table of Contents

1. Understanding the world of Jesus and interpreting the Gospels -- 2. The Gospel of Mark: Jesus as the suffering Messiah -- 3. The Gospel of Matthew: Jesus as the new Moses -- 4. The Gospel of Luke: Jesus as the universal Savior -- 5. The Acts of the Apostles: the Spirit-driven church -- 6. The Gospel of John: Jesus as the Word made flesh -- 7. The historical Jesus -- 8. Other early Christian gospels.

Colleges & School

College Of Arts And Sciences


1599824760; 9781599824765

Publication Date



Anselm Academic


Winona, MN


New Edition

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Bible. Gospels -- Criticism, interpretation, etc, Bible. Acts -- Criticism, interpretation, etc, Jesus Christ


Biblical Studies | Religion

Jesus in the Gospels and Acts : introducing the New Testament

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