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Into God's Presence: Prayer in the New Testament (Mcmaster New Testament Studies) [Paperback]

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Pages   306
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.08" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.78"
Weight:   1.03 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Dec 3, 2005
Publisher   Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
ISBN  0802848834  
EAN  9780802848833  

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The Christian life cannot be fully understood or experienced without first grasping the importance of prayer. Yet prayer, as it is found in the Christian scriptures, has received limited attention as a topic of study. Into God's Presence explores the nature and use of prayer throughout the entire New Testament. Written by twelve leading biblical scholars with diverse confessional perspectives, this insightful volume first discusses Christian prayer in relation to prayer in the Old Testament, the Greco-Roman world, first-century Judaism, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. The rest of the book takes an instructive look at prayer as it appears from Matthew to Revelation, with special attention given to Jesus as an exemplar and teacher of prayer. "Speaking of prayer in the New Testament... 12 biblical scholars including N.T. Wright and David Aune offer the anthology Into God's Presence: Prayer in the New Testament, exploring the topic by first examining prayer in the Jewish tradition, in the Greco-Roman world and in the Dead Sea Scrolls. The essays then discuss prayer in the Gospels and the Pauline Epistles, ending (of course ) with a coda essay on prayer in the Book of Revelation." - Publishers Weekly

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More About Richard N. Longenecker

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Richard N. Longenecker is professor emeritus of New Testament at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. His many other books include The Christology of Early Jewish Christianity, Biblical Exegesis in the Apostolic Period, New Testament Social Ethics for Today, Introducing Romans: Critical Issues in Paul's Most Famous Letter, and the New International Greek Testament Commentary volume on Romans.

Richard N. Longenecker currently resides in Hamilton, Ontario.

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Table of Contents & Misc.  Feb 10, 2003
I went out on a limb and bought this not knowing much of what's in it. I'll actually review it when I'm done reading it, but here's the table of contents so you can make an informed purchase (btw, the picture on the cover is different - mine has _Christ in the Desert_ by Ivan Kramskoi. Beautiful picture.) So far the book is both practical and scholarly, which is wonderful.

I. The Setting
1. Prayer in the Old Testament or Hebrew Bible (3)
Christopher R. Seitz
2. Prayer in the Greco-Roman World (23)
David E. Aune
3. Prayer in Jewish Life of the First Century
as Background to Early Christianity (43)
Asher Finkel
4. Prayer in the Dead Sea Scrolls (66)
Eileen M. Schuller

II. Jesus and the Gospels
5. The Canticles of Luke's Infancy Narrative:
The Appropriation of a Biblical Tradition (91)
Stephen Farris
6. Jesus - Example and Teacher of Prayer
in the Synoptic Gospels (113)
I. Howard Marshall
7. The Lord's Prayer
as a Paradigm of Christian Prayer. (132)
N.T. Wright
8. God's Name, Jesus' Name, and Prayer
in the Fourth Gospel (155)
Andrew T. Lincoln

III. Acts Through The Apocalypse
9. Persevering Together in Prayer:
The Significance of Prayer
in the Acts of the Apostles (183)
Joel B. Green
10. Prayer in the Pauline Letters (203)
Richard N. Longenecker
11. Finding Yourself as Intercessor:
New Testament Prayer from Hebrews to Jude (228)
J. Ramsey Michaels
12. Prayer in the Book of Revelation (252)
Richard Bauckham

Index of Subjects and Modern Authors
Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Literature

After each chapter in the book is a selected bibliography.

Other books in the series are The Challenge of Jesus' Parables, Life in the Face of Death, Patterns of Discipleship in the New Testament, and The Road from Damascus.


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