The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown guides serious New Testament students through the historical, literary, and theological dimensions of the biblical text, allowing them to better understand and share God?s ?word of truth? (2 Tim?2:15). It offers a thorough introduction?to?all twenty-seven books of the New Testament and closely examines?events such as?Christ?s incarnation and virgin birth,?his crucifixion and resurrection, and?triumphant return.
The second edition features updated bibliographies and footnotes, interpretation sections that cover?different literary genres in the New Testament, an epilogue that?canvasses?the entire storyline of Scripture, and a variety of maps. All of these new features contribute to making?this?a life-long resource for students of Scripture.