The New Testament: An Introduction to Its Literature and History (Machen)

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The writing of John Gresham Machan was characterized by clarity of thought, depth of scholarship, and an evident passion for the message of the Bible. It is a mark of his peculiar gifts that none of these features is lacking in these chapters of New Testament Introduction. Now available for the first time in book form, they are a valuable part of Machen's witness to the integrity, maganificence, and plentitude of the writings that constitute the New Testament.

 

Table of Contents: 

  1. The Historical Background of Christianity
  2. The Early History of Christianity
  3. Christianity Established Among the Gentiles
  4. The Principles and Practice of the Gospel
  5. The Presentation and Defense of Christianity
  6. The Apostolic Church and the Church of Today 

 

Author

J. Gresham Machen (1881-1937) was professor of New Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1936 Machen was instrumental with others in founding what became the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, and was its first Moderator.