The highly popular Sheffield New Testament Guides, reissued in a new format with an introduction by Scot McKnight illuminating their distinctive historical, literary and theological features. The highly popular Sheffield New Testament Guides are being reissued in a new format, grouped together and prefaced by leading North American scholars. This new format is designed to ensure that these authoritative introductions remain up-to-date and accessible to seminary and university students of the New Testament while offering a broader theological and literary context for their study. In this volume, Scot McKnight writes an introducton to the Synoptic Gospels as a whole, illuminating their distinctive historical and theological features and their importance within the New Testament canon.
Scot McKnight (Ph.D. University of Nottingham) is Karl A. Olsson Professor in Religious Studies, North Park University, Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of numerous books on the New Testament, including the bestselling The Jesus Creed. John K. Riches is Professor of Divinity and Biblical Criticism Emeritus, University of Glasgow. William R. Telford is Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies (Christian Origins and the New Testament) at the University of Newcastle, England. Christopher Tuckett is Professor in New Testament in the University of Oxford.