Probably no group of religious writings has influenced the Western world more than the New Testament. It inspired such literary classics as Augustine's City of God and Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress. In the academic areas of ethics and philosophy, this provocative collection confronts the modern person with the ageless questions of ultimate concern: Who am I? Why am I here? Is there life after death? The New Testament challenges each generation to formulate a new a response to these enduring questions. Finally, in the discipline of ancient history, the New Testament serves as a significant historical source for understanding first-century Judaism, the early Roman Empire, and the roots of Christianity.
Damage on these books will vary and may consist of dented spines or corners, a few wrinkled pages, and the page edges may be a little dusty. On the whole they are in pretty good condition for the price.