This abridged edition of an established major textbook (An Introduction to the Old Testament) brings the best of New Testament scholarship to the church and makes it accessible to the average reader.
This book focuses on historical questions dealing with authorship, date, sources, purpose and destination of the New Testament books. By focusing on the essentials, the authors ensure that each book is accurately understood within its historical settings.
For each New Testament document, the authors also provide a summary of that book's content and discuss the book's theological contribution to the overall canon. This abridgement includes questions at the end of each chapter to facilitate group discussion and personal review.