New Directions in New Testament Study. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1979; London: SCM Press, 1980 (named to the 1980-81 list of “Outstanding Academic Books” by Choice).
It is more than a decade since any author attempted to survey recent developments in New Testament study. Small wonder, given the vast amount of literature produced on the subject and the complexity of the issues involved. No worthwhile survey can still adopt the approach common in the mid-sixties, when commentators could