By T. Michael W. Halcomb
“New testomony reports are frequently a beehive of contentious debates. Halcomb surveys numerous of those debates and courses his readers clear of the killer bees of misunderstanding and takes them to the honeycomb of figuring out. so one can get a grip on a few hot-potato subject matters in bible study with no frying your figurative palms, then Halcomb does a sterling task of introducing readers to numerous sizeable debates and exhibiting what a number of the interpretative innovations are. nice for students!”
—Michael chook, Highland Theological College
“Navigating New testomony scholarship may be daunting. In coming into the Fray, Halcomb proves to be a competent consultant. This thorough-yet-succinct presentation introduces the key matters and avid gamers of the final 400 years. With a private contact, Halcomb demonstrates what students do and why the church wishes scholarship. This e-book is for an individual who ever puzzled approximately New testomony scholarship and what effect it has on their religion and life.”
—John Byron, Ashland Theological Seminary
“Entering the Fray deals non-specialists an simply available course into students’ conversations on key matters, equivalent to the character of the hot testomony canon, the connection among the Gospels, and the old accuracy of Acts. In all twelve chapters, Halcomb explains why the students’ discussions should still topic to the church.”
—Lynn H. Cohick, Wheaton College
“This booklet goals not to simply make the foremost scholarly matters recognized to the reader, yet to introduce the reader to the students who've studied and mentioned these matters . . . Halcomb works to construct a bridge among the academy and the church, and the result's a special chance for Christians to adventure whatever like a speed-dating around with numerous centuries’ worthy of scholars!”
—James F. McGrath, Butler University
“Halcomb does the church and academy a good carrier by means of answering the large query of why the church wishes educational reviews . . . this can be a solid e-book for all who are looking to search the reality in the back of the textual content. Whomever ‘enters the fray’ will pop out at the different aspect a greater and extra realized scholar of the Bible.”
—Sam Tsang, Hong Kong Baptist Theological Seminary
Michael Halcomb is a PhD Candidate in bible study at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, and teaches at Centenary United Methodist Church in Lexington, Kentucky. he's the writer of individuals of the ebook: Inviting groups into Biblical Interpretation (Wipf and inventory, 2012).
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Entering the Fray: A Primer on New Testament Issues for the Church and Academy by T. Michael W. Halcomb