IntroductionNew Testament Research in the Era of Expanding Empire1. America in the Nineteenth Century2. The Establishment of Historical Criticism in Great Britain3. The Triumph of Liberalism on the Continent4. The Return to SkepticismNew Testament Research in the Era of Global Conflict1. New Discoveries2. Methodological Developments3. The Advance of American New Testament Research4. Conservative Alternatives on the Continent5. The Refining of Historical Criticism6. Epilogue
William Baird is professor emeritus of New Testament at Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University.