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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 21 new and published books in the subject of New Testament — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Cynics, Paul and the Pauline Churches

    By F. Gerald Downing

    F. Gerald Downing explores the teachings of Paul, arguing that the development of Paul's preaching and of the Pauline Church owed a great deal to the views of the vagabond Cynic philosophers, critics of the gods and of the ethos of civic society.F. Gerald Downing examines the New Testament writings...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Christology and Whiteness

    What Would Jesus Do?

    Edited by George Yancy

    This book explores Christology through the lens of whiteness, addressing whiteness as a site of privilege and power within the specific context of Christology. It asks whether or not Jesus’ life and work offers theological, religious and ethical resources that can address the question of...

    Published July 19th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Animal Ethics and Theology

    The Lens of the Good Samaritan

    By Daniel Miller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    In this book, Daniel K. Miller articulates a new vision of human and animal relationships based on the foundational love ethic within Christianity. Framed around Jesus’ parable of the Good Samaritan, Animal Ethics and Theology thoughtfully examines the shortcomings of utilitarian and rights-based...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus

    Edited by Craig A. Evans

    This Encyclopedia brings together the vast array of historical research into the reality of the man, the teachings, the acts, and the events ascribed to him that have served as the foundational story of one of the world's central religions. This kind of historiography is not biography. The...

    Published June 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Understanding the Social World of the New Testament

    Edited by Dietmar Neufeld, Richard E. DeMaris

    The New Testament is a book of great significance in Western culture yet is often inaccessible to students because the modern world differs so significantly from the ancient Mediterranean one in which it was written. It is imperative to develop a cross-cultural understanding of the values of the...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The New Testament in its Ritual World

    By Richard E. DeMaris

    What was life like among the first Christians? For the last thirty years, scholars have explored the historical and social contexts of the New Testament in order to sharpen their understanding of the text itself. This interest has led scholars to focus more and more on the social features of early...

    Published March 10th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Many Deaths of Judas Iscariot

    A Meditation on Suicide

    By Aaron Maurice Saari

    In this bold, captivating and controversial book, the author combines his own intensely moving personal accounts with incisive scriptural analysis, and challenges the reader to reassess what they think they know about Judas Iscariot and suicide. Drawing on the memory of his own brother’s action...

    Published May 25th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Early Christian World

    Edited by Philip F. Esler

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    Early Christian World presents an exhaustive, erudite and lavishly illustrated treatment of how the small movement which formed around Jesus in Galilee became the pre-eminent religion of the ancient world. The work begins by firmly situating early Christianity within its Mediterranean social,...

    Published July 29th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Who's Who in the New Testament

    2nd Edition

    By Canon Ronald Brownrigg, Ronald Brownrigg

    Who's Who in The New Testament is the most complete and detailed reference book of its kind. Paying close attention to the places linked with the major events of Jesus's life, it provides:* over 300 extensive entries covering every major character* detailed biographical information on each...

    Published September 27th 2001 by Routledge

  10. James

    By Richard Bauckham

    Series: New Testament Readings

    Richard Bauckham explores the historical and literary contexts of the Epistle of James, discussing the significance of James as the brother of Jesus and leader of the early Jerusalem church. He gives special attention to the aphorisms which encapsulate James' wisdom, and to the way that James'...

    Published April 22nd 1999 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Teaching the Historical Jesus: Issues and Exegesis
    Edited by Zev Garber
    To Be Published December 18th 2014
  2. Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity
    By Richard C. Miller
    To Be Published February 2nd 2015
  3. The Silents of Jesus in the Early Cinema
    Edited by David Shepherd
    To Be Published March 1st 2015

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