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The New Testament is the portion of the Christian Bible dealing with the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth and the ministry of his apostles. It is the second division of the Bible—the first being the Old Testament—and is unique in being the only body of scripture that is distinct to Christianity alone and not shared with Judaism. The New Testament includes the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John; the Acts of the Apostles, which chronicles the ministry of Jesus’ apostles; Epistles written by apostles to early Christian communities and leaders; and the Apocalypse of John, or Book of Revelation, which consists of letters to major churches and a prophecy of the Christian apocalypse. The books of the New Testament were written in the first and second centuries CE.