Instructor Resources

This Instructor's Manual is designed to assist you in introducing the historical world of the New Testament to your students. Content summaries outline the major themes of each chapter, and Key Terms highlight new concepts. Pedagogical suggestions are provided for cultivating thoughtful class discussion, and Guides for Reading may help students think broadly and comparatively about new ideas they encounter. The second half of the Instructor's Manual contains an extensive selection of Test Questions, including multiple choice and essay questions for each chapter. Answer keys and brief sample responses to the essay questions are provided.

A Companion Website to accompany The New Testament is online at The online Chapter Summaries, Glossary Terms, and Guides for Reading are organized to help students better comprehend the text. Additionally, online Self-Quizzes consist of about twenty multiple choice questions selected from those provided at the end of this Instructor’s Manual. Those that appear on the website are marked with asterisks.

This Instructor's Manual was originally prepared by L. Stephanie Cobb, Assistant Professor of Religion at Hofstra University. Jason A. Staples revised the text for this new edition.

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