Lovers and seekers of God turn to the Holy Scriptures. Individuals serious about Christian learning immerse themselves in the New Testament. Bishop Dr. MITROPHAN is an accomplished New Testament scholar and professor.
His Grace has devoted countless hours to study, research and teaching the New Testament. His thousands of miles of travel to St. Sava School of Theology to teach the New Testament reflect His depth of commitment, love and interest.
Publication of this book fills a great void in Orthodox scholarly New Testament writing in the English language. Individuals wanting to learn more about God as revealed and present in the New Testament need authoritative texts.
His Grace addresses the New Testament at length and in depth. The bibliography includes sources from centuries ago to the present. His Grace considers Biblical scholars from different backgrounds and points of view.
His Grace is a senior hierarch in the Serbian Orthodox Church in addition to being a Biblical scholar, professor and Dean of St. Sava School of Theology. His Grace’s love of God’s Holy Church is manifested in this writing and research.
God’s Holy Church is of such strength that the gates of hell will not prevail against it.(Mt.16:18) Reading His Grace’s book will lead to increased understanding of the Holy Gospel proclaimed in the Orthodox Church.
The time of earthly life is limited for each person. Studying the New Testament is a worthy investment of the time of life. Reading this publication of Bishop Dr. MITROPHAN will increase understanding of the New Testament.
Many students at St. Sava School of Theology in Libertyville, Illinois have benefitted from His Grace’s New Testament classes. These students have been ordained and now preach the Gospel in different parts of the world.
Publication of this book makes His Grace’s research, writing and teaching accessible to a much wider readership. Individuals interested in the New Testament have the opportunity benefit from the clear writing in this book.
Thank God for His Grace’s perseverance and depth of interest in examining the extensive range of sources. Thank God for His Grace’s academic and theological education leading to this fruit of labor.
The New Testament nourishes the heart, the mind and the soul. Individuals taking time to carefully read this book will experience the New Testament at a greater depth and with an improved perspective.
Book Details: Bishop Dr. Mitrophan(Kodic).. Introduction to the Holy Scriptures of the New Testament.
Translated by Fr.Milorad Orlic. Edited by Fr.Rade Merick. Introduction by Metropolitan of Dabro-Bosna, +Nikolaj. Printed by Printing House of Serbian Orthodox Church, Serbia, Belgrade. 2015, 475 Pp.
~Fr Rodney Torbic