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Overview Archibald Hunter has thoroughly revised and updated this work. At the same time, he has preserved its outline and organization. This widely acclaimed book has already become a standard reference for teachers, ministers, college, and seminary students.
Archibald Hunter has thoroughly revised and updated this work. At the same time, he has preserved its outline and organization. This widely acclaimed book has already become a standard reference for teachers, ministers, college, and seminary students.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.01" Width: 5.24" Height: 0.68" Weight: 0.58 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2006
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664249655 ISBN13 9780664249656
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A good book suitable for both Christians & non-Christians Oct 28, 1998
I have read few Christian books. Of those, this is that best that I've read and I recommend it for Christians, agnostics and others. It begins with an introduction about how the New Testament came to be written and collected (and what language it was written in). Then each book of the New Testament is given a separate chapter. The books which seem so disparate are drawn together in the final chapter. Hunter's english is superb and the whole book is eminently readable. Also, his background knowledge is top bracket. Further, his aim is to help the reader to understand all parts of the New Testament (which, let's face it, is a literary mess) and he does this with care and patience. He goes to the trouble of rewriting in paraphrase some of the difficult letters. It is not a book of dogma, and Hunter doesn't attempt to hide the inconsistencies in the New Testament. After reading Hunter's book, I even feel as if I understand Revelation!