Synopses & Reviews
This beautifully written and engaging survey offers an up-to-date New Testament introduction for undergraduate students and general readers. Powell presents disputed and controversial issues fairly, neither dictating conclusions nor privileging skepticism over faith-based perspectives. The book is written in a lively and engaging style and includes helpful sidebars, maps, tables, charts, glossary, diagrams, and suggestions for further reading. In addition, this full-color book includes beautiful artwork illustrating the reception of the New Testament through various times and cultures. A companion Web site will feature a wealth of additional resources for students and instructors.
A leading biblical scholar provides a lively, engaging introduction to the New Testament that is critical yet faith friendly, lavishly illustrated, and accompanied by a variety of pedagogical aids.