Anselm Companion to the New Testament

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About This Book


With contributions from leading North American biblical scholars, Anselm Companion to the New Testament is geared to undergraduates of diverse faith backgrounds studying the New Testament. This text offers ease and flexibility as it can be used with any translation of the Bible.

Filled with well-written essays on a variety of topics, this Companion also engages readers with full-color images, and thoughtful study and discussion questions. Anselm Companion to the New Testament is organized into three parts: introductions to biblical studies, New Testament topics, and a collection of additional study aids.


  • Formation of the Bible
  • Methods of Biblical Interpretation
  • The Bible and Art
  • New Testament Christologies
  • Introduction to the Synoptic Gospels
  • The Social and Historical Context of the Greco-Roman World



Weight 0.7 lbs
Dimensions 5.375 × 1.5 × 8.25 in


Print ISBN




Item # 7058

About the Author

Corrine L. Carvalho, editor

Corrine Carvalho is professor of theology and director of the University of Saint Thomas’ Luann Dummer Center for Women. She has also taught at Florida State University, where she received the Teaching Incentive Program Award, and was nominated for the University Teaching Award and the Superior Liberal Studies Honors Teacher Award. The recipient of several grants and fellowships for her research and the author of numerous articles on biblical literature and history, Corrine serves as president of the Society of Biblical Literature’s Upper Midwest Region, is active in the Catholic Biblical Association, and is a member of the National Association of Women in Catholic Higher Education. Her research interests focus on Israelite prophecy, Israelite religion, ancient Near Eastern religions, and the history of biblical interpretation. Dr. Carvalho received her PhD from Yale University, where she specialized in Old Testament studies, and her master’s degree from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA.

Table of Contents




  1. The Formation of the Bible
    James Chukwuma Okoye, CSSp
  2. Bible Translations
    Steven J. Binz, Corrine L. Carvalho, and Claudia Setzer
  3. Geography and Archaeology
    Leslie J. Hoppe, OFM
  4. Methods of Biblical Interpretation
    Corrine L. Carvalho
  5. The Bible in the United States
    Claudia Setzer
  6. The Bible and the Arts
    Gale A. Yee
  7. Jews, Christians, and Muslims: People of the Book
    John Kaltner, Joel S. Kaminsky, and Younus Mirza
  8. Theological Reading of the Bible
    Patricia K. Tull


  1. The Social and Historical Context of the Greco-Roman World
    Eric Stewart
  2. New Testament Christologies
    Seán Charles Martin
  3. Early Christian Apocrypha
    François Bovon
  4. The Christian Bible and the Jews
    Erica L. Martin
  5. Introduction to the Synoptic Gospels and Acts of the Apostles
    Susan Calef and Laurie Brink, OP
  6. Introduction to the Gospel of John, Johannine Letters, and Revelation
    Henry W. Morisada Rietz
  7. Introduction to Pauline Literature
    Laurie Brink, OP
  8. Introduction to the Catholic Epistles and Hebrews
    Aliou Cissé Niang


  • Time Line of Biblical History
  • Maps
    • Map 1 The Table of Nations
    • Map 2 The Tribal Territories
    • Map 3 The Kingdom Years
    • Map 4 The Assyrian Empire
    • Map 5 The Babylonian Empire
    • Map 6 Ministry of Jesus and the Acts of the Apostles
    • Map 7 The Levant in Modern Times
  •  Charts
    • Canons of Scripture
    • Biblical Genres
    • Sacred Time: Festivals, Feasts, and Fasts of Judaism Practiced by Jesus, the Apostles, and Their Contemporaries



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