Challenges to New Testament Theology: An Attempt to Justify the Enterprise

Peter Balla

Challenges to New Testament Theology: An Attempt to Justify the Enterprise
Challenges to New Testament Theology: An Attempt to Justify the Enterprise

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Categories: NT Theology

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Balla surveys and examines the challenges facing any attempt to write a New Testament theology and offers his own program for justifying such an undertaking. With a view toward uncovering a basic unity in the theology of the New Testament, Balla maps how the historian may indeed describe the theological content of the New Testament. He asserts that orthodoxy was not a later development but Christianity in its earliest form. He further avers that the canonÂ’s formation was not the result of a late decision; rather, it can be traced to moorings in the first century. Sure to be controversial, Challenges to New Testament Theology holds great promise as a textbook in New Testament courses and as a starting point in the scholarly discussion of the topic.

Pages: 279
Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 1565633946
ISBN-13: 9781565633940

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