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New Testament is the principal and almost the only source of the early history of Christianity in the first century.
New Testament is permeated: the objectivity of this element is refused recognition for reasons of a philosophical order, anterior to any criticism of the text.
New Testament on this subject; and still more because, at the time of Jesus, the opinions current among the Jews went decidedly in the opposite direction.
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  Introdcution to the New and Old Testaments
Consequently, the writings of the Old Testament generally track the story of the Israelites with a few exceptions, and the New Testament writings contain the gospel of Jesus and of the spread of the gospel all over the world, as well as directions for the new Christians.
Second, the Old Testament was done away at the cross by Christ's death, which ushered in the New Testament.
We must be diligent to use the New Testament as authority, and to use the Old Testament examples in their proper place.
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  New Testament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Adolf Harnack in Origin of the New Testament (1914)[10] argued that the orthodox Church at this time was largely an Old Testament Church (one that "follows the Testament of the Creator-God") without a New Testament canon and that it gradually formulated its New Testament canon in response to the challenge posed by Marcion.
The New Covenant is spoken of in Jer.
Greek New Testament This is a Greek text of the New Testament, specifically the Westcott-Hort text from 1881, combined with the NA26/27 variants.
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 New Testament apocrypha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The category of New Testament apocrypha reminds the modern reader of the wide range of responses that were engendered in the interpreting of the message of Jesus of Nazareth during the first several centuries of the Common Era, as mainstream Christianity emerged.
In the process of determining the Biblical canon, only a number of works were recognized as authentic and included in the New Testament.
Books which are objectively known not to have existed in antiquity, such as the medieval Gospel of Barnabas, are usually not considered part of the New Testament Apocrypha.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - NEW TESTAMENT.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The name of "New Testament" was given by the Christian Church, at the close of the second century, to the gospels and to other apostolic writings, inasmuch as they were composed with the purpose of showing that by the advent of
Concerning the mode of composition and the dates of the various New Testament writings a wide divergence of opinion prevails among the several schools of Christian theologians and critics.
The voyage was the occasion of new proof of the miraculous powers of Paul; he predicted the storm that, but for him, would have wrecked the ship, was recognized as a benefactor and savior by the captain, and was treated with great consideration (xxvii.).
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 USCCB - (NAB) - Preface the Revised Edition of the New Testament
The New Testament of The New American Bible, a fresh translation from the Greek text, was first published in complete form in 1970, together with the Old Testament translation that had been completed the previous year.
Portions of the New Testament had appeared earlier, in somewhat different form, in the provisional Mass lectionary of 1964 and in the Lectionary for Mass of 1970.
Since the New Testament is the product of a particular time and culture, the views expressed in it and the language in which they are expressed reflect a particular cultural conditioning, which sometimes makes them quite different from contemporary ideas and concerns.
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 Jewish New Testament Publications, Inc.
The simple answer is that the Jewish New Testament expresses the original and essential Jewishness which is inherent in the Gospel.
The Jewish New Testament encourages Jews to understand that Yeshua is a friend to every Jewish heart, and the New Testament is a Jewish book filled with truths to be accepted and acted upon.
The Jewish New Testament broadens and enriches Christian theology.
www.messianicjewish.net /jntp   (183 words)

 New Testament - Wikinfo
The New Testament is the name given to the part of the Christian Bible that was written after the birth of Jesus Christ.
The term new testament means a new covenant and was originally used by early Christians to describe their relationship with God (see 2 Corinthians 3:6-15; Hebrews 9:15-20) and later to designate a particular collection of 27 books.
The earliest of the books of the New Testament was 1 Thessalonians, an epistle of Paul, written probably 51, or possibly Galatians in 49 according to one of two theories of its writing.
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 The New Testament - Cutting Edge Ministries
The Syrian kingdom is important because it is from Syria that we have the rise of Antiochus III and Antiochus Epiphanes, the attempted Hellinization of Palestine, and the Maccabean revolt.
As for the New Testament, it has been said that some of the words of Jesus were probably originally composed in the Aramaic language, but all of the writings have survived only in their Greek forms.
The new religion in Rome was a worship of the state of Rome itself.
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 What is so NEW about the New Testament - ChristianAnswers.Net
The new covenant was mediated by Jesus, unconditional and is written on living human hearts.
New Testament believers are not under the Old Testament Law (Romans 6:14; Galatians 3:24-25; 2 Corinthians 3:7, 11, 13).
The New Testament focuses primarily on Jesus Christ and the Church -- and was written in less than 100 years.
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 What is the difference between the Old and New Testaments?
In a similar fashion, the New Testament Gospels and Acts of the Apostles record many of the fulfillments of prophecies that were recorded hundreds of years earlier in the Old Testament.
The New Testament clarifies that God gave those commandments to show men their need of salvation and were never intended to be a means of salvation (Romans 3:19).
The New Testament clarifies that this system was an allusion to the sacrifice of Christ through whom alone salvation is found (Acts 4:12; Hebrews 10:4-10).
www.gotquestions.org /difference-old-new-testaments.html   (1211 words)

 New Testament - Theopedia
The New Testament use of the Old Testament is an important issue within the study of the interpretation of the Bible and especially messianic prophecies concerning Jesus.
New Testament Textual Criticism examines the existing manuscript witnesses to the New Testament in order to produce a text that is as close as possible to the original.
The New Testament has been preserved in more manuscripts than any other ancient work, having over 5,300 Greek manuscripts dating from the 3rd century to the 16th century.
www.theopedia.com /New_Testament   (411 words)

 Stand to Reason: Is the New Testament Text Reliable?
When a Christian caller contested her view with an appeal to the New Testament, MacLaine brushed him off with the objection that the Bible has been changed and translated so many times over the last 2000 years that it's impossible to have any confidence in its accuracy.
By the 3rd and 4th Centuries the New Testament was translated into Coptic, Syriac, Armenian, Georgian, etc. These texts helped missionaries reach new cultures in their own language as the Gospel spread and the Church grew.
New Testament specialist Daniel Wallace notes that although there are about 300,000 individual variations of the text of the New Testament, this number is very misleading.
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 The New Testament Manuscripts
Thus, the modern day Greek New Testaments are the critical editions produced by eclectic method, where the prefered reading is determined on a case-by-case basis, from among numerous variants offered by the early manuscripts and versions.
In fact, a careful reader of the critical editions of the New Testament would notice that not all the manuscripts contained in the lists of witnesses that are found in the introductory matter are used in the apparatus.
As the New Testament scholarship progressed, the dating was changed in some cases and we have followed the latest dating that has been accepted by the majority of the scholars.
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 Showcases - Landmarks in Printing :: William Tyndale's New Testament
Although the Old Testament had first been written in Hebrew and the New Testament in a dialect of Greek and, possibly, Aramaic, the official language of the medieval Church was Latin - the language of the Roman Empire, which had adopted Christianity as its religion during the fourth century.
His translation was undeniably Lutheran in tone, replacing traditional words with new ones that argued a shift in the balance of religious power: ‘Congregation’ instead of Church; ‘elder’ in place of priest; and ‘repentance’ for penance.
The hand colouring added to this copy of Tyndale’s New Testament shows it was highly prized by its first owner – a sentiment echoed in 1994 when the British Library bought what it called “the most important printed book in the English language” for a little over a million pounds.
www.bl.uk /collections/treasures/tyndale.html   (1294 words)

 Original Greek New Testament
The Greek New Testament, KJV, NKJV, NASB, Darby, ASV, Young's, German, French, Spanish and more Bible versions are now available for Palm Pilot and Windows CE handheld electronic organizers here at www.OliveTree.com.
To view the Greek New Testament, a Greek font must be installed on your computer.
To search for a Greek word in Greek New Testament, either type the word in the Search box in transliteration format, or better yet, look up a verse with this word and clip the word from the verse lookup and use it in the search.
www.olivetree.com /bible/Frames/GreekNewTestament.htm   (250 words)

 The Formation of the New Testament Canon
This is a summary of the consensus of scholars on the formation of the New Testament, drawn from Bruce Metzger's far more detailed survey of the subject, The Canon of the New Testament: Its Origin, Development, and Significance (Clarendon, 1987).
The Gospels were not likely to have been written down so soon, and we have clear evidence, in numerous variations, that they were altered at various points in their transmission, and scholarly work in the last two centuries has gone far to get us to the earliest versions possible.
Although such action is necessary for there to be any hope of control over a reliable textual tradition in a milieu of wanton invention and combative propaganda, the fact that it only begins at such a late date is another blow against those who set their hopes on having complete confidence in the present canon.
www.infidels.org /library/modern/richard_carrier/NTcanon.html   (11471 words)

 New Testament Free Articles
The New Testament suggests that existence does have a narrative quality, and that comic renewal is a possibility at points within the stream of history itself.
But we must reflect more on the New Testament affirmations in the light of ever-changing understandings of history, language and literature and the psyche in order to see how these affirmations might be substantiated.
New Testament studies are nourished primarily by Western thinking, but Micera Eliade's emphasis on religious historical studies helps to correct this bias -- for example, through understanding the reciprocal influences between Indio-Iranian, Mesopotamian, and Mediterranean worlds.
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 How to Apply the Old Testament to Today
Paul's teaching that the "new covenant" is really a outgrowth of the covenant of grace given to Abraham, not a brand new covenant, but a renewal and addition to the covenant with Abraham.
The New Covenant that we live under (Luke 22:20; 2 Corinthians 3:6; Hebrews 8:8) is merely an outworking of the old promise to Abraham.
Paul does not refer to the specific Old Testament passage(s) that he has in mind, but it is obvious that Paul considers the Old Testament to have continuing validity for women in New Testament worship.
www.new-life.net /oldtest.htm   (2003 words)

 The Canon of the New Testament, by F.F. Bruce
Marcion distinguished the inferior Creator-God of the Old Testament from the God and Father revealed in Christ, and believed that the Church ought to jettison all that appertained to the former.
It was natural, then, to accord to the apostolic writings of the new covenant the same degree of homage as was already paid to the prophetic writings of the old.
The New Testament books did not become authoritative for the Church because they were formally included in a canonical list; on the contrary, the Church included them in her canon because she already regarded them as divinely inspired, recognising their innate worth and general apostolic authority, direct or indirect.
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 New Testament   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Whether you consider it a book of faith or a cultural artifact, the New Testament is among the most significant writings that the world has ever known.
The study of the New Testament in this course is broad and often surprising.
Modern scholars examining some New Testament books that claim Paul as their author have concluded that they are, in fact, pseudonymous.
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