New Testament Theology and Its Quest for Relevance: Ancient Texts and Modern Readers

Bloomsbury, 2013
ISBN: 9780567500908


This book is intended to serve as a methodological introduction to the field of New Testament theology, aimed at a range of readers—undergraduate and Seminary students, clergy, and laypersons interested in the relevance of Scripture. It is a guide which aims to help readers understand how practitioners of New Testament theology have wrestled with the relationship between historical reconstruction of the New Testament and its interpretation in the modern world.

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Key Features

  • Focuses on the relevance of the New Testament to the modern world
  • Introduces New Testament theology for a variety of readers
  • References other theological texts


  • New Testament Theology in Theory
    • What Is New Testament Theology?
    • Foundationalist Flaws
  • New Testament Theology in Practice
    • New Testament Theology and the History of Biblical Interpretation
    • Foundationalist structuring of New Testament Theology
    • Dialectical Structuring of New Testament Theology
  • New Testament Theology in a Pluralistic Age
    • Religion and Theology: The New Conversation
    • New Testament Theology as a Dialectical Process: An Exercise in Mythmaking

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About Thomas R. Hatina

Thomas Hatina is an associate professor of religious studies at Trinity Western University in Langley, Canada.


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