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Resources by Ben C. Blackwell

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Reading Romans in Context

Reading Romans in Context

by Ben C. Blackwell, Jason Maston and John K. Goodrich

Readers of Paul today are more than ever aware of the importance of interpreting Paul's letters in their Jewish context. In Reading Romans in Context a team of Pauline scholars go beyond a general introduction that surveys historical events and theological themes and explore Paul's letter to the Romans in light of Second Temple Jewish literature. … Read more…

Reading Mark in Context

Reading Mark in Context

by N. T. Wright, Zondervan , Ben C. Blackwell, Jason Maston and John K. Goodrich

Over the last several decades, the Jewishness of Jesus has been at the forefront of scholarship and students of the New Testament are more than ever aware of the importance of understanding Jesus and the Gospels in their Jewish context. Reading Mark in Context helps students see the contour and texture of Jesus' engagement with his Jewish environment. It… Read more…

Engaging Theology

Engaging Theology

by Ben C. Blackwell and RL Hatchett

Theology today is faced with increasing amounts of religious and theological pluralism. What is distinctive about Christian theology? Why do these ideas matter? And the biggest question of all: Who cares? Key aspects of orthodox theology are seen as speculative and irrelevant to "authentic" Christianity and to personal spirituality. While not succumb… Read more…

Reading Revelation in Context

Reading Revelation in Context

by Zondervan , Ben C. Blackwell, Jason Maston, John K. Goodrich and Loren T Stuckenbruck

Reading Revelation in Context brings together short, accessible essays that compare and contrast the visions and apocalyptic imagery of the book of Revelation with various texts from Second Temple Jewish literature.Going beyond an introduction that merely surveys historical events and theological themes, Reading Revelation in Context examines individual pass… Read more…