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The New Testament Survey will examine the historical background, cultural context, and theological contribution of the Gospels, Acts, the epistles and Revelation within God’s progressive revelation. It provides an introduction to the timelines, authorship, contents and main themes of each New Testament book. This New Testament Survey begins with the Biographies of Jesus in the four gospels. It then travels from the birth and growth of the church in the book of Acts from a relatively small gathering of faithful followers of Jesus in an upper room gathering in Jerusalem to established churches throughout the Roman Empire. At the same time as the growth of the church, epistles were written to instruct the many local fellowships regarding orthodoxy and orthopraxy. These three areas of study are then concluded by the final New Testament book which describes the future consummation of all things in the book of Revelation. In addition to an introduction and overview of the New Testament, an emphasis will be placed on the main doctrinal themes of each book.