The New Testament: A Bible Study Course

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The New Testament: A Bible Study Course

  • University of London
36 Lectures (12 DVDs or 13 CDs) Including Electronic Study Guide
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Gain fresh insights into the New Testament in this life-changing course.

Perhaps no other text has so greatly influenced Western civilization as the New Testament. And yet, it also remains widely misunderstood—even among lifelong Christians.

Now, The New Testament: A Bible Study Course answers your most important questions about its twenty-seven books. Taught by Fr. Nicholas King, a longtime Oxford lecturer and Bible translator, these 36 engaging lectures give you access to modern scholarship on the New Testament. Fr. King’s original translations breathe new life into the words you have so often heard and studied, accurately conveying the mood of the original documents.

After a fascinating general introduction to the New Testament, you will take a fresh look at the Pauline epistles. You will enjoy four lectures on each of the Gospels before looking at Acts of the Apostles, the general epistles, and Revelation. Finally, you will consider the important themes of Christ’s Resurrection, divine inspiration, and the necessity of the Old Testament.

Above all, you will gain a fuller sense of Jesus as a devout Jew who was telling the old story of God and the People of God in a new way. And as Jesus preached, the gospel message is open to all.

This scriptural journey will fill you with the excitement and freshness that pervades the writings of the New Testament. Embark on it today.

Topic Titles
Topic Titles
  • Introduction: Welcome to the New Testament
  • Starting with Paul: The Earliest Texts
  • Romans: An Attempt at Being Diplomatic
  • 1 Corinthians: Dealing with a Divided Church
  • 1 Thessalonians and the Letter to Philemon
  • 2 Corinthians and Philippians: Different Challenges
  • The Disputed Pauline Letters
  • The Pastoral Letters
  • The Evangelist Mark: The Inventor of the Gospel Form
  • The Marcan “Sandwich”
  • Mark and the Passion Story
  • Mark . . . and Some Question Marks
  • The Evangelist Matthew: The “Schoolmaster” to Mark
  • The Beginning and the Ending of the Gospel of Matthew
  • Matthew: “The Gospel of the Church”
  • Matthew’s Gospel and Judaism
  • Luke: The Supreme Artist
  • The Lucan Journey
  • Luke: The Gospel of the Holy Spirit, Prayer, and Joy
  • Luke and Judaism
  • The Gospel of John and Its Prologue: A Different Approach
  • The Johannine Jesus
  • The Passion Narrative in John
  • The Resurrection Stories in John
  • 1, 2, and 3 John: The Deeper Meaning of the Gospel
  • The Letter to the Hebrews: A Great Theologian Talks about Jesus
  • 1 & 2 Peter: How to Live in the Church
  • The Letter of James: Sharp Social Commentary?
  • Acts of the Apostles, Part I: The Gospel of the Holy Spirit
  • Acts of the Apostles, Part II: The Word Spreads to the Gentiles
  • Acts of the Apostles, Part III: To the Ends of the Earth
  • The Book of Revelation, Part I: Introduction
  • The Book of Revelation, Part II: A New Heaven and a New Earth
  • The Importance of the Old Testament
  • Inspiration
  • The Resurrection of Jesus
About Your Presenter

Fr. Nicholas King, S.J., is currently Lecturer in Biblical Studies at Heythrop College, University of London. Previously, he was Chair of the Catholic Biblical Association and Visiting Professor at the School of Theology and Ministry at Boston College, where he taught New Testament and Koine Greek. For 12 years, he was a lecturer in the same subjects at Oxford University. Prior to coming to Oxford, he taught in South Africa, where he served as a District Observer for its first democratic elections. He has published a new translation of the New Testament (published by Kevin Mayhew in 2008), and more recently a translation of the entire Greek Bible (available from the same publisher). He studied Classics at Oxford University at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He is the Provincial’s Delegate for Formation for the Jesuits in Britain.

Praise for Nicholas King

Nick King combines outstanding scholarship with wide teaching and pastoral experience in different contexts. His work reflects all that is best in contemporary biblical study, and his remarkable translation of the Bible arises from that lifetime of service.”
– Christopher Rowland, University of Oxf...

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Summer Survey: July 2017
Father King is a great lecturer. He is very knowledgeable with a very pleasant delivery. His course has helped me more than any other source in improving my understanding of the New Testament. He is gifted at explaining concepts and does so with a sense of humor which makes it most enjoyable. Review by Kelly Johnson 19931 Bothell-Everett Hwy #1508 Bothell, WA 98012 USA (Posted on 7/15/2017)
Winter Survey: January 2017
It gave a very good introduction and summary of the New Testament Books. But this is not the only course I have enjoyed. among those I have listened and watched so far. Much appreciated are The Old Testament, The Mass, The history of the Mass, The Psalms (Both) .... Review by Charles Carver UK (Posted on 1/19/2017)
I took many pages of notes!
I enjoyed how the presenter talked about each of the books in a very informative manner. I took many pages of notes. Review by Joe (Posted on 4/28/2016)
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