Helmut Koester’s ‘Introduction to the New Testament’

Is available from Logos.  It is a brilliant, brilliant work and if you haven’t read it you have missed an absolute goldmine of scholarship.

introduction-to-the-new-testamentThis two volume collection from distinguished Harvard Divinity School professor Helmut Koester gives readers a thorough introduction to the New Testament, situated within discussion of the surrounding history and culture. Written in an accessible, non-technical style, Koester’s work has been established as a classic of New Testament studies. And with improvements to the translation in this second edition, Introduction to the New Testament is an indispensable textbook and reference for teachers, students, clergy, and the educated layperson interested in a scholarly treatment of the New Testament and its background in the Judaic and Greco-Roman world.

This contribution to the field is unsurpassed.  That’s right, there’s no better Introduction to the New Testament around.

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I am a Pastor, and Lecturer in Church History and Biblical Studies at Ming Hua Theological College.
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