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IVP Academic Exploring the New Testament, Volume 2: A Guide to the Letters & Revelation

Volume two in the Exploring the New Testament series features a clearly written and scholarly enriched introduction to the New Testament Letters and to Revelation. In addition to making up-to-date New Testament scholarship accessible to students, I. Howard Marshall, Stephen Travis and Ian Paul fill this volume with helpful classroom features: questions and issues for discussion, suggestions for student research and debate, essay topics at an introductory and intermediate level, and recommendations for further reading and research.

Particularly aimed at students of theology, Exploring the New Testament: A Guide to the Letters & Revelation introduces students to the following:

  • Greco-Roman backgrounds
  • ancient letter writing
  • Paul's life, mission and theology
  • issues of authorship, date and setting
  • reading and interpreting the New Testament Letters and Revelation
  • content and major themes of each of the New Testament Letters and Revelation
  • understanding the meaning of each of these documents for today


Additionally this volume, as with all others in the series, has been developed with attention to pedagogical accessibility and includes the following educational aids:

  • Aids teachers and students with discussion ideas and questions
  • Features "Digging Deeper" panels that explore select topics in greater detail
  • Provides "Further Reading" suggestions with select commentaries and studies on each of the Letters and Revelation
  • Includes suggestions for research, debate and essay assignments
  • Includes maps, charts and diagrams
  • Up to date, reliable, balanced
  • Makes scholarship accessible to contemporary students and readers
  • Second in a two-volume series covering the New Testament
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