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  • The Testament Of The New Testament

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    The New Testament is known as the second major part of the Christian biblical cannon. The New Testament, unlike the Old Testament is responsible for spreading Christianity Theology to the world. The book was written by the disciples of Jesus. When one hear of the book, one’s mind think about the apostle Paul, since he is the one responsible for a large portion of the book and is one of the most studied out of the apostles. Paul has written: First Thessalonians, Galatians, Philemon, Romans and many

  • The New Testament

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    5215218 In the center of the New Testament a centric theme is present -- Jesus is the Messiah and He has helped bring salvation to Jews and Gentiles alike. In order to understand this theme throughout the New Testament it has to be through the scope of the culture that Jesus was brought in and in of each section of the New Testament. Jesus came a time when the Jewish culture was prospering, but also under pressure from the Roman Empire. The Gospel’s tell of the story of Jesus and how he proved to

  • The New Testament

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    the New Testament, I looked at the New Testament. There I found an account, not in the least of a person with his hair parted in the middle or his hands clasped in appeal, but of an extraordinary being with lips of thunder and acts of lurid decision, flinging down tables, casting out devils, passing with the wild secrecy of the wind from mountain isolation to a sort of dreadful demagogy; a being who often acted like an angry god — and always like a god.” (271) Chesterton’s depiction of the New Testament

  • The New Testament

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    The New Testament The second part of the Christian Bible is the sacred books of the New Testament. It is the recordings of Jesus and his earliest followers’ lives and teachings. The New Testament only covers several decades unlike the Old Testament, which covers thousands of years. The earliest manuscript we have containing all the books of the New Testament comes from 300 A.D however it included books that are not in the Bible today (Schenck, 2010, p. 27). “The Council of Carthage in A.D. 397

  • The New Testament

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    The New Testament is rooted in history; real histories like time and space. It is also striking in its personal tone. The great majority of its documents are letters; personal letters similar to those used in the modern era. The format may be somewhat different for moderns; however, for those recipients receiving and reading the letters in the 1st Century they represented normal writing conventions. The four Gospel accounts the New Testament contains are personalized accounts of the life and

  • The New Testament

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    There were eight named writers of the New Testament: Saints Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Paul, Peter, James, and Jude. The New Testament was formalized within the early Christian community, the Church. The Church Fathers were important to the early Church, for they were the ones who had an important role in the process of the formation of the New Testament, as well as the interpretation of Scripture. Their objective was to choose those written books which were truly inspired by the Holy Spirit and

  • The New Testament

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    Name: Nathan Charles Garçonvil Assignment: The Christian Worldview Prof: Sheldon, Martin 10/05/2014 Intro: The letter to the Romans has been one of the icons among the books of the New Testament; the content of the book of Romans has a very significant importance for its pastoral, theological and other civil issues that Paul addressed in it. The main focus of the Romans is the doctrine of salvation through Christ. Creation: Genesis 1:26-3 says his creation is not only “good,” but is “very good

  • The Canon of the New Testament

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    What we know today as the New Testament was compiled over a period of many decades. It was first referenced as the “New Testament” by Clement of Alexandria. It is believed that the books that comprise what we know as the New Testament canon were in existence no later than the end of the first century. The included books varied by different sources until the fourth century when the Bishop of Alexandria, Athanasios, included them in a letter to his flock in AD 367. His list was approved by councils

  • The Gospels Of The New Testament

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    The Themes of the Four Gospels Introduction The Gospels of the New Testament are “ancient biographies focused primarily on an individual’s character. Biographers told their audiences about events they thought would present the person’s character effectively.” These biographies focused on the “circumstances of the individual’s birth, what other’s said about him or her, and the person’s own actions and statements.” The Gospels complement one another as they present four different aspects of Jesus’

  • Christianity : The New Testament

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    Christianity Christianity begins during the New Testament Gospels. God shows the love for mankind with Jesus’ unjustified crucifixion. A disagreement between Peter and Paul about the future to who should they preach the gospel, Peter’s commitment to preach only to Jews. Paul’s mission was to convert the Gentiles to the new Jewish religion which through consequences becomes Christianity. The Christian view of history centers in the reliability of the Bible (Noebel). “As it is now, so it was in