In the Mail: Fortress Press Edition


The very kind folks over at Fortress Press sent along volume three of William Baird’s must read History of New Testament Research. If you have not read the first two volumes, go and get them all! These volumes are a must for the student of the New Testament. I look forward to reviewing this excellent volume.

In this masterful volume—the culmination of his three-volume History of New Testament Research (vol. 1, From Deism to Tübingen, 1992; vol. 2, From Jonathan Edwards to Rudolf Bultmann, 2012)—William Baird continues his insightful, balanced, and accessible survey of the major developments in New Testament scholarship. Volume 3 charts the dramatic discoveries and breakthroughs in method and approach that characterized the mid- and late twentieth century. Baird gives attention to the biographical and cultural setting of persons and approaches, affording both beginning student and seasoned scholar an authoritative account of the evolution of historical-critical study of the New Testament.

In case you are interested:

History of New Testament Research, Vol. 1: From Deism to Tubingen
History of New Testament Research: Vol. 2: From Jonathan Edwards to Rudolf Bultmann
History of New Testament Research: Vol. 3: From C. H. Dodd to Hans Dieter Betz


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