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Van Voorst, Robert E.

Overview
Works: 16 works in 83 publications in 4 languages and 3,071 library holdings
Genres: Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Commentaries  Introductions  History  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: BT297, 232.908
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Most widely held works by Robert E Van Voorst
Jesus outside the New Testament : an introduction to the ancient evidence by Robert E Van Voorst( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents evidence and information, aside from the Christian scriptures, on the life and teaching of Jesus Christ. Features excerpts in Roman correspondence and the early Christian writings known as the "New Testament Apocrypha."
Anthology of world scriptures by Robert E Van Voorst( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenting scripture readings in the context of their usage within the major religious traditions themselves and taking account of recent scholarship on the role of scriptures in religion, this anthology allows students to encounter world religions in a direct and meaningful way. ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES is a collection of the most notable and instructive scriptures of the major living religions of the world: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Also included are the most important scriptures of the new religious movements: Baha'i, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the Christian Science Church, the Unification Church, and the Church of Scientology. Supported by introductions to the readings by the editor, this anthology provides the most comprehensive and pedagogically sound access to the sacred literature of the world available in a single volume
Building your New Testament Greek vocabulary by Robert E Van Voorst( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Building Your New Testament Greek Vocabulary, now in its third edition, provides students a user-friendly introduction to the basic vocabulary of New Testament Greek. Robert Van Voorst helps the student to move away from rote memorization toward better long-term vocabulary learning based on how Greek words are built and related to each other. He provides students with easy-to-remember English derivatives, lists the number of occurrences for each word learned, and provides lists that are easily learned in a single vocabulary-learning session. Most importantly, he organizes this book on the basis of word families and frequency. New to this edition are a comprehensive list of proper nouns and a section to help students understand aytos and similar words. Definitions of Greek words have been revised where necessary according to the new, third edition of the Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament edited by Frederick Danker."--Jacket
The Ascents of James : history and theology of a Jewish-Christian community by Robert E Van Voorst( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings in Christianity by Robert E Van Voorst( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of Asian scriptures by Robert E Van Voorst( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading the New Testament today by Robert E Van Voorst( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of world scriptures by Robert E Van Voorst( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of world scriptures by Robert E Van Voorst( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Dowling offers a study guide on western religions as part of the Electronic Passport online resource. Topics include Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Dowling notes that the guide has been designed for use by gifted 6th grade students
RELG : world by Robert E Van Voorst( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of world scriptures by Robert E Van Voorst( Recording )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenting scripture readings in the context of their usage within the major religious traditions themselves and taking account of recent scholarship on the role of scriptures in religion, this anthology allows students to encounter world religions in a direct and meaningful way. [This] is a collection of ... notable and instructive scriptures of the major living religions of the world: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Also included are ... important scriptures of the new religious movements: Baha'i, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the Christian Science Church, and the Unification Church. -http://www.wadsworth.com
The death of Jesus in early Christianity by John T Carroll( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ascents of James : history and theology of a Jewish-Christian community as reflected in the Pseudo-Clementine Recognitions 1.33-71 by Robert E Van Voorst( )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jin ri ru he du sheng jing by Robert E Van Voorst( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This book] offers a fresh approach to the study of the New Testament by focusing on the leading contemporary critical methods: historical, feminist, social-scientific, narrative, and cross-cultural ... The text presents examples of each method as practiced by leading interpreters, followed by questions that encourage students to employ the method themselves.-Back cover
The Ascents of James : source, translation, and commentary by Robert E Van Voorst( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reading the New Testament today by Robert E Van Voorst( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[This book] offers a fresh approach to the study of the New Testament by focusing on the leading contemporary critical methods: historical, feminist, social-scientific, narrative, and cross-cultural ... The text presents examples of each method as practiced by leading interpreters, followed by questions that encourage students to employ the method themselves.-Back cover
 
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Jesus outside the New Testament : an introduction to the ancient evidence
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Van Voorst, Robert E.

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Anthology of world scripturesBuilding your New Testament Greek vocabularyThe Ascents of James : history and theology of a Jewish-Christian communityReadings in ChristianityAnthology of Asian scripturesReading the New Testament todayAnthology of world scripturesAnthology of world scriptures