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Published: 01 November 2019

624 Pages


ISBN: 9780190909000

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The New Testament

A Historical Introduction to the Early Christian Writings

Seventh Edition

Professor Bart D. Ehrman

  • The #1-selling New Testament introduction in the U.S., featuring the most engaging writing, by NY Times best-selling author Bart D. Ehrman
  • Takes a strong historical and comparative approach, not a doctrinal or theological one, and also presents literary and material aspects of the New Testament
  • Incorporates a multitude of pedagogical features and boxes: "What to Expect," "At a Glance," "Another Glimpse into the Past," "What Do You Think?," and "Take a Stand"
  • Time lines, illustrations, maps, and more than 100 photos, including three photo essays, further enhance the text
  • An Ancillary Resource Center includes a Computerized Test Bank, PowerPoint lecture outlines, and an Instructor's Manual with chapter summaries and discussion questions
  • A Companion Website offers a wealth of free and open-access student resources, including chapter summaries, flashcards of key terms, and self-quizzes
  • Oxford Biblical Studies Online ( A FREE 6-month subscription (a $180 value) is included with the purchase of every new copy of the text.