The Blackwell Companion to the New Testament is a detailed introduction to the New Testament, written by more than 40 scholars from a variety of Christian denominations. Treats the 27 books and letters of the New Testament systematically, beginning with a review of current issues and concluding with an annotated bibliography Considers the historical, social and cultural contexts in which the New Testament was produced, exploring relevant linguistic and textual issues An international contributor list of over 40 scholars represent wide field expertise and a variety of Christian denominations Distinctive features include a unified treatment of Luke through Acts, articles on the canonical Gospels, and a discussion of the apocryphal New Testament
Contributors. Introduction ( David E. Aune, University of Notre Dame, Indiana ). 1 The World of Roman Hellenism ( David E. Aune, University of Notre Dame, Indiana ). 2 The World of Early Judaism ( Judith H. Newman, University of Toronto ). 3 The Archaeological Setting ( C. Thomas McCollough, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky ). 4 New Testament Greek ( Christophe Rico, Ecole Biblique et Archeologique Francaise de Jerusalem ). 5 Reconstructing the Text of the New Testament ( Michael W. Holmes, Bethel University, St. Paul, Minnesota ). 6 The Canons of the New Testament (Leslie Baynes, Missouri State University ). 7 Historical Criticism ( David E. Aune, University of Notre Dame, Indiana ). 8 Literary Criticism ( David E. Aune, University of Notre Dame, Indiana ). 9 Form Criticism ( David E. Aune, University of Notre Dame, Indiana ). 10 Feminist Criticism ( Amy-Jill Levine, Vanderbilt University ). 11 Rhetorical Criticism ( Duane F. Watson, Malone University, Canton, Ohio ). 12 Social-Scientific Criticism ( Jerome H. Neyrey, SJ, University of Notre Dame, Indiana ). 13 Socio-Rhetorical Interpretation ( Vernon K. Robbins, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia ). 14 The Problem of the Historical Jesus ( Dale C. Allison, Jr. (Pittsburgh Theological Seminary ). 15 The Synoptic Problem ( Patricia Walters Rockford College, Illinois ). 16 Q: The Sayings Source ( Ronald A. Piper, University of St. Andrews, Scotland ). 17 The Gospel of Mark ( Jens Schroter, Humboldt University, Berlin ). 18 The Gospel of Matthew ( Dennis C. Duling, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY ). 19 Luke--Acts: The Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles ( Richard P. Thompson, Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho ). 20 Johannine Literature: The Gospel and Letters of John ( John Painter, Charles Sturt University, Australia ). 21 Paul and his Letters ( Jouette M. Bassler, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas ). 22 Paul's Letter to the Romans ( Thomas H. Tobin, SJ, Loyola University, Chicago ). 23 1 Corinthians ( John Fotopoulos, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana) . 24 2 Corinthians ( Calvin J. Roetzel, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis ). 25 Galatians ( Mark D. Nanos, Rockhurst University, Kansas City ). 26 Philippians ( Paul Hartog, Faith Baptist Theological Seminary ). 27 Colossians ( Troy W. Martin, St. Xavier University, Chicago, and Todd D. Still, Baylor University, Waco, Texas ). 28 1 Thessalonians ( Karl P. Donfried, Smith College, Northampton, Maine ). 29 2 Thessalonians ( Edgar Krentz, Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago ). 30 Paul's Letter to Philemon ( John R. Levison, Seattle Pacific University ). 31 Ephesians ( Margaret Y. MacDonald, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia ). 32 The Pastoral Letters: 1 and 2 Timothy and Titus ( David E. Aune, University of Notre Dame ). 33 The Letter of James ( Paul A. Holloway, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee ). 34 1 Peter ( Brian Han Gregg, Sioux Falls University, South Dakota ). 35 2 Peter and Jude ( Kevin B. McCruden, Gonzaga University ). 36 Hebrews ( Craig R. Koester, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota ). 37 The Apocalypse of John ( David L. Barr, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio ). 38 New Testament Apocrypha ( Petra Heldt, Hebrew University of Jerusalem ). Index.