The Parables of the KingdomCharles Scribner - An eminent biblical scholar Discusses the nature purpose and settings of the parables and traces their place in christian teaching.
An Introduction to the Parables of JesusWestminster John Knox Press - Invaluable for the beginning seminary or college students and for church study groups, their meaning for the Gospel writers, this enlightening work reveals the meaning of the parables when they were first given, and their meaning for us today. A clear and thorough introduction to the best known of Jesus' teachings, this much-needed text examines what parables are, why Jesus taught in parables, and the purpose and place of parables in the Gospel narratives.
Rediscovering the ParablesHymns Ancient & Modern Ltd - Aware of this, before he died the author worked on a shorter and simplified version which was subsequently also translated into English. This is an excellent idea, in its main substance, because a book which became for many students a gateway into a new understanding of the parables is now available, to a much wider group of readers'The Expository Times.
Long unavailable, it is now reissued for a new generation of readers who will perhaps find it even more useful than did their predecessors. Joachim jeremias was professor of New Testament in the University of Gottingen and died in 1979. Joachim jeremias' the Parables of Jesus is a classic of twentieth-century New Testament scholarship.
Rediscovering the Parables - However, to appreciate its original form to the full calls for a knowledge of Greek, and patience to work through much technical and linguistic material. Used book in Good Condition.
Jerusalem in the Time of JesusFortress Press - An investigation into economic and social conditions during the New Testament Period, including: Economic conditions in the city of Jerusalem, social status, economic status, and the maintenance of racial purity. Used book in Good Condition.
Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial RabbiHarperOne - With this revitalized understanding, showing how the parables are not just about Jesus, she interprets these moving stories for the contemporary reader, but are also about us—and when read rightly, still challenge and provoke us two thousand years later. Used book in Good Condition. Levine reveals the parables’ connections to first-century economic and agricultural life, social customs and morality, Jewish scriptures and Roman culture.
. The renowned biblical scholar, author of the misunderstood Jew, and general editor for The Jewish Annotated New Testament interweaves history and spiritual analysis to explore Jesus’ most popular teaching parables, exposing their misinterpretations and making them lively and relevant for modern readers.
Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi - Jesus was a skilled storyteller and perceptive teacher who used parables from everyday life to effectively convey his message and meaning. Life in first-century palestine was very different from our world today, and many traditional interpretations of Jesus’ stories ignore this disparity and have often allowed anti-Semitism and misogyny to color their perspectives.
In this wise, and educational book, entertaining, Amy-Jill Levine offers a fresh, timely reinterpretation of Jesus’ narratives. In short stories by jesus, she analyzes these “problems with parables, ” taking readers back in time to understand how their original Jewish audience understood them.
Poet and Peasant and Through Peasant Eyes: A Literary-Cultural Approach to the Parables in Luke Combined editionEerdmans - Bailey's work within middle eastern peasant culture over the last twenty years has helped him in his attempt to determine the cultural assumptions that the teller of the parables must have made about his audience. Though figures like julicher, and via have made important advances, Dodd, Jones, Jeremias, Bailey sees the need to go beyond them by combining an examination of the poetic structures of the parables with a better understanding of the Oriental culture that informs the text.
. Because time has made almost no impact in these cultural pockets, for example, it is possible to discern, 000 years ago for a friend to come calling at midnight, what it meant 2, or for a son to ask for his inheritance prior to his father's death. This volume is a combined edition of Poet and Peasant and Through Peasant Eyes, Kenneth Bailey's intensive studies of the parables in the gospel of Luke.
In addition to illuminating the cultural framework of the parables, Bailey offers an analysis of their literary structure, treating the parabolic section as a whole as well as its individual components. Used book in Good Condition. The same values which underlay the impact of the parables in Christ's time, Bailey suggests, Syria, can be discovered today in isolated peasant communities in Egypt, Lebanon, and Iraq.
Poet and Peasant and Through Peasant Eyes: A Literary-Cultural Approach to the Parables in Luke Combined edition - Bailey begins by surveying the development of allegorical, aesthetic, historical-eschatological, and existential methods of interpretation. Through its combination of literary and cultural analyses, Bailey's study makes a number of profound advances in parabolic interpretation. Wm b eerdmans Publishing Co.
The Prayers of JesusHymns Ancient & Modern Ltd - This volume, which was formerly published as one of the series Studies in Biblical Theology, is now reissued independently. Wm b eerdmans Publishing Co. Used book in Good Condition. It contains three essays which 'show the combination of massive learning with fresh and limpid piety that distinguishes all Jeremias's work' Theology:'Abba.
Daily prayer in the life of jesus and the Primitive Church' and 'The Lord's Prayer in the Light of Recent Research'. Used book in Good Condition.
The Parables: Jewish Tradition and Christian InterpretationBaker Academic - While parables have timeless messages, reinterpretations in new contexts throughout the centuries have distorted the original meanings and undermined the essence of what Jesus intended for his initial listeners. In this work, brad young displays his unique perspective as a scholar steeped in both Jewish and Christian studies.
. Tracking provided on most orders. Used book in Good Condition. Jesus' ethics and theology can be properly understood only in the light of first-century Jewish teachings. Isbn13: 9780801048203. Young focuses on the historical development and theological significance of parables in both traditions and examines five theological subjects that are dealt with in parables: prayer, reconciliation, grace, calling, and sovereignty.
The Parables: Jewish Tradition and Christian Interpretation - Fully one-third of Jesus' words in the Synoptic Gospels occur in parables. Young examines the parables that best illustrate the parallels between the rabbinic and Gospel parables. Used book in Good Condition. He challenges readers to remember that first-century Judaism was not merely the backdrop for Jesus' teachings but the very stage from which Jesus delivered the message of the kingdom.
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Jesus and JudaismFortress Press - Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Tracking provided on most orders. These questions immediately lead to two others: the reason for his death did his intention involve an opposition to Judaism which led to death? and the motivating force behind the rise of Christianity did the split between the Christian movement and Judaism originate in opposition during Jesus' lifetime?
Used book in Good Condition. Wm b eerdmans Publishing Co. Condition: New. Used book in Good Condition. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Isbn13: 9780801048203. This work takes up two related questions with regard to Jesus: his intention and his relationship to his contemporaries in Judaism.
In Parables: The Challenge of the Historical Jesus Eagle BooksPolebridge Pr Westar Inst - Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Wm b eerdmans Publishing Co. Condition: New. Tracking provided on most orders. Used book in Good Condition. Isbn13: 9780801048203. In parables sets the reading and study of the parables in an entirely new context. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.
Used book in Good Condition. John domonic crossan boldly attempts to understand the parables from inside their own world.