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The New Testament - Margaret Nutting Ralph, PhD

The New Testament

By Margaret Nutting Ralph, PhD

  • Release Date: 2013-12-16
  • Genre: Christianity
Score: 2.5
From 28 Ratings


The New Testament: The Good News of Jesus Christ provides an in-depth study of the New Testament. Since Jesus Christ's life, death, and Resurrection are at the heart of the Christian mystery, this course begins by looking at the four complementary but unique portraits of Jesus that are found in the four Gospels. Next, it traces the spread of the Gospel as told in Acts and the Letters. The course also considers the challenges faced by the early Church that emerge through a careful reading of the New Testament Letters and the Book of Revelation. Additionally, it will look closely at what the followers of Jesus in the early Church proclaimed about him and explore the historical, religious and cultural world of Jesus' time. Ultimately, the course will guide students in seeing the relevance of the Gospel message for the world today.

Additional interactive features! Each section now includes embedded teacher videos. These videos provide a basic overview of the content and also a personal story that connects to the key understandings from the section.

Standard features: 
• Bold vocabulary words that, when tapped, show the glossary definition 
• Hyperlinks to primary sources cited or referenced in the text, including
  -Sacred Scripture 
  -Catechism of the Catholic Church 
  -Vatican Council II, papal, and bishops’ documents 
  -Lives of the saints
• Image galleries: Each image has a caption that explains the image’s origin and/or its connection to the main text. 
• Keynote presentations: Apple’s version of PowerPoint; functions largely the same way. Keynote presentations explain or further investigate a term or concept from the main text. 
• Interactive charts, timelines, and maps that can be zoomed in or tapped to show more information. 
• Videos: Videos explain a key concept in the main text or provide an example of how to live the message contained in the main text. Videos are linked from YouTube and require an internet connection to view. 
• Interactive quizzes: At the end of each part there is an 8-question multiple choice quiz that is self-scoring, offering the student immediate feedback


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    $21 dollars porqués
  • NO

    By The_Chipping_God
    Too expensive
  • Too expensive

    By nvj ub
    Why is it $21 for a book about jesus
  • Book

  • Bad

    By pschae
    Loyola no bad
  • Review only of title and sample

    By MaireSF
    I have previously criticized the book “The Bible” as it is NOT a study Bible but merely a study guide about the Bible. Similarly, this book is just a study guide of the New Testament. I examined the sample and was disappointed with the simplicity of the material. The content in the sample was very basic and lacked depth. I was not inspired to purchase the book. To Apple and St. Mary”s Press. Please offer an actual interactive Catholic study Bible with an advanced, comprehensive commentary available via the Books app. Apps like Olive Tree offer excellent study bibles with assorted parallel commentaries, but almost all of the materials are targeted for protestant readers. There seems to be a great opportunity here to publish the NABre with optional parallel links to various study guides, dictionaries, maps, and theological commentaries (including comprehensive series as extensive as the Yale Anchor Yale Bible Series). Just a thought...
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    It’s bad
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    It's bad