The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable?

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Apr 2, 2003 - Religion - 149 pages
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This modern classic in the field of New Testament studies offers a compelling defense of biblical truth. One of evangelicalism's most trusted scholars, F. F. Bruce clearly presents the evidence for the historical trustworthiness of the Christian Scriptures. This new larger format features a new cover design and is completely retypeset.
 

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User Review  - PastorBob - LibraryThing

One of the classic books on the New Testament documents. Perhaps dated, but it's still F. F. Bruce, one of the leading scholars in the field through the 20th century. This book is straightforward and informative for people investigating the matter for themselves. Read full review

Comprehensive and concise.

User Review  - Michael - Christianbook.com

I was introduced to F. F. Bruce at the age of 18 through his commentary on Acts. Even then I knew I was reading a solid, thorough, down-to-earth scholar. His work on the reliability of the New ... Read full review

Contents

Does It Matter?
1
The New Testament Documents Their Date and Attestation
4
The Canon of the New Testament
16
The Gospels
25
The Gospel Miracles
61
The Importance of Pauls Evidence
75
The Writings of Luke
80
More Archaeological Evidence
94
The Evidence of Early Jewish Writings
102
The Evidence of Early Gentile Writers
116
Suggestions for Further Reading
125
Index of Names and Subjects
129
Index of Scripture References
133
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(1910 1990) The Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester, England. During his distinguished career he wrote numerous widely used commentaries and books and served as the general editor of the New International Commentary on the New Testament series from 1962 to 1990.

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