Mar 24, pages, hardcover from B&H. From Pentecost to Patmos: An Introduction to Acts through Revelation () by Craig L. Blomberg. Description. From Pentecost to Patmos is professor Craig L. Blomberg’s follow-up companion to his ECPA Gold Medallion Award-winning book, Jesus and. Jul 20, PENTECOST. TO PATMOS. CRAIG L. BLOMBERG. AN INTRODUCTION TO. ACTS THROUGH REVELATION. NAShvILLE, TENNESSEE.

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The end result is a helpful resource for New Testament studies.

One particular section I really enjoyed was the overview of the life and ministry of the Apostle Paul. Quotes from From Pentecost to In the same style as that first acclaimed and widely used volume, the author goes deep into the biblical writings of Acts through Revelation, helping serious Bible students to better understand the historical, linguistic, and theological significances found in each book. Given that was the method Paul used in writing his letters, it is certainly useful to have an understanding of how such a letter is put together.

The section concludes with a brief unit dedicated to application and a healthy bibliography for further study. Next, Blomberg directs attention more pointedly towards the Pauline epistles and tackles each in chronological order—from the epistle to the Galatians to the second epistle to Timothy.

He used good judgment a Craig Blomberg followed up his highly successful volume on the Gospels with this title that covers the rest of the New Testament.

From Pentecost to Patmos: An Introduction to Acts through Revelation by Craig L. Blomberg

The book manages to treat the various perspectives on dating and authorship fairly while still feeling confident to take a side. He got a great laugh from that remark.

The fdom I have expressed are my own. Hannah rated it really liked it Apr 27, This book is helpful in parts, but not recommended for those who have not read a solid introduction to the New Testament before. As far as an introduction to N. Tyler Holley rated it it was ok Jan 04, Ali Gunderson rated it it was amazing Apr 18, Lists with This Book.


I also found the overview of the form and structure of an epistle to be quite ptamos. His discussion of Paul provides an excellent introduction to the discussion and overview of the Pauline Epistles that come immediately after that particular chapter. We should do all we can in the power of the Holy Sprit, but then leave the results to God.

Nevertheless, his thorough treatment of Revelation is the first I’ve ever understood; so for that alone I recommend this book. From Pentecost to Patmos: Mar 07, Chris rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Blomberg was our instructor. The introductory material and commentary are quality and the addition of an application section was a smart choice.

I received a review copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Aaron rated it really liked it Jan 18, Blomberg also provides the reader with a number of excellent resources throughout the book to include relevant maps, charts, excellent footnotes filled with additional study material, and ppentecost discussion questions at various points in the commentary that help the reader engage the text and that provide that much needed additional food for thought so often missing from many Bible Surveys.

He presents his material in the typical style taking one NT book at a time. The book is best used in serious study alongside the New Petnecost text; it does not hold much interes Blomberg gives an overview of the New Testament from Acts to Revelation Pentecost to Patmos.

Return to Book Page. Blomberg completed his Ph. He gave some of his most helpful information when he discussed the structure of pentevost book. The book is exceptional and the Chapter on Revelation I thought was especially good.

Gwen Hanna rated it liked it Jan 07, It helps one to think like a 1st century Christian. I now know more than I ever dreamed possible about the New Testament because I read penteecost of his books on the subject. The standout units from this section are undoubtedly found in the Book of Hebrews and the Book of Revelation. Section two, Paul and His Letters, begins with an excellent discussion on the life of Go and the various issues pertaining to his writings and the epistolary genre.


Want to Read saving…. The length of his chapters varies in a fashion corresponding to the length and importance of the NT book discussed.

From Pentecost to Patmos: An Introduction to Acts through Revelation

To ask other readers questions about From Pentecost to Patmosplease sign up. Recommended for serious NT students, Bible study leaders, academics, and pastors. While it might not be as good as his earlier volume as the Gospels are clearly his specialty, this Introduction is still ptmos I found to be quite an asset.

Blomberg provides introductory comments on each of the General Epistles, followed by brief section-by-section commentary, questions for review, application, and a selected bibliography for further study. Wow, an outstanding book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

It is not necessarily our fault! Dustin Jizmejian rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Aug 10, Mark A Powell rated it really liked it. The book is best used in serious study alongside the New Testament text; it does not hold much interest without its source material.

Quarles or An Introduction to the New Testament by This book is helpful in parts, but not recommended for those who have not read a solid introduction to the New Testament before. Christian Swan rated it really liked it Nov 03, Kaila Coon rated it liked it Mar 22, Blomberg begins with a few opening comments on the particular book being focused on in the respective chapters, followed by a discussion of who the author was if knownthe date the book was penned, the audience of the book, the purpose or purposes of why the book was written, the genre and structure of the book, any particular issues of textual criticism or non-biblical sources ot importance, any chronological pahmos such as for the book of Acts, questions for additional study and review, followed by his commentary.

Jun 16, Jimmy Reagan rated it it was amazing.