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Magnifying God in Christ

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Thomas Schreiner's substantial New Testament Theology examined the unifying themes that emerge from a detailed reading of the New Testament canon. This student-level digest of Schreiner's massive work explores the key themes and teachings of the New Testament in a more accessible and concise way. The book summarizes the findings of Schreiner's larger work and provides answ...more
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Published February 1st 2010 by Baker Academic
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Cbarrett
If you want an excellent overview of NT Theology without having to wade through the typically thick NTT books out there, you can really do no better than Thomas Schreiner's Magnifying God in Christ (MGC). MGC is a summary of his thick New Testament Theology (which should also be on your shelf). The title hints at the thematic approach Schreiner takes in his book. He observes, "It is illuminating to consider NT theology from a twofold perspective. First, God's purpose in all that he does is to br...more
Cody Cunningham
This is a condensed version of Schreiner's massive New Testament Theology. When it comes to evangelical biblical scholars, Schreiner is top notch, and this book is no different. He does a good job of concisely discussing complicated doctrines and biblical themes. Not to mention, reading Schreiner does not feel all that laborious, which is more than I can say about many NT theologians.

I've read both versions, and I have a suggestion: if you're actually going to pick up a book on NT theology, go a...more
Vaclav
i read this book together with my good friend. we loved it! it was a good time of sharing of the good things we have discovered we have as being in Christ! then we prayed the Lord to work it into us! i highly recommend doing book clubs, reading the same book with others and getting together to discuss it!
Todd
This is a condensed version of Schreiner's outstanding New Testament Theology. Magnifying God In Christ is a must read for anyone who truly wants to have a firm grasp on the New Testament. Schreiner examines the structure, themes, and theology of each New Testament book and emonstrates, among other things, the central theme of the New Testament which he argues is "Magnifying God in Christ. One of the wonderful features of this book is that it is biblical scholarship for the church. That is, it i...more
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Thomas R. Schreiner (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including New Testament Theology; Magnifying God in Christ; Apostle of God's Glory in Christ; and Romans in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament.
More about Thomas R. Schreiner...
Romans (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament, #6) Paul, Apostle of God's Glory in Christ: A Pauline Theology Believer's Baptism: Sign of the New Covenant in Christ New Testament Theology: Magnifying God in Christ Interpreting the Pauline Epistles

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