Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes Cultural Studies in the Gospels

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ISBN-13: 9780830825684
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Description: Beginning with Jesus' birth, Ken Bailey leads you on a kaleidoscopic study of Jesus throughout the four Gospels. Bailey examines the life and ministry of Jesus with attention to the Lord's Prayer, the Beatitudes, Jesus' relationship to women and  More...

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List price: $32.00
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 2/22/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 443
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Beginning with Jesus' birth, Ken Bailey leads you on a kaleidoscopic study of Jesus throughout the four Gospels. Bailey examines the life and ministry of Jesus with attention to the Lord's Prayer, the Beatitudes, Jesus' relationship to women and especially Jesus' parables. Through it all, Bailey employs his trademark expertise as a master of Middle Eastern culture to lead you into a deeper understanding of the person and significance of Jesus within his own cultural context. With a sure but gentle hand, Bailey lifts away the obscuring layers of modern Western interpretation to reveal Jesus in the light of his actual historical and cultural setting. This entirely new material from the pen of Ken Bailey is a must-have for any student of the New Testament. If you have benefited from Bailey's work over the years, this book will be a welcome and indispensable addition to your library. If you are unfamiliar with Bailey's work, this book will introduce you to a very old yet entirely new way of understanding Jesus.

Kenneth E. Bailey es autor y orador en estudios del Nuevo Testamento del Medio Oriente. Es ministro presbiteriano ordenado y se desempe�a como te�logo can�nigo de la Di�cesis Anglicana de Pittsburgh. Es graduado en literatura e idioma �rabe y en teolog�a sistem�tica; y posee un Doctorado en Teolog�a sobre el Nuevo Testamento.

Preface
Introduction
The Birth of Jesus
The Story of Jesus' Birth: Luke 2:1-20
The Genealogy and Joseph the Just: Matthew 1:1-21
The Savior, the Wise Men and the Vision of Isaiah: Matthew 2:1-12; Isaiah 60:1-7
Herod's Atrocities, Simeon and Anna: Matthew 2:13-18; Luke 2:22-36
The Beatitudes
The Beatitudes 1: Matthew 5:1-5
The Beatitudes 2: Matthew 5:6-12
The Lord's Prayer
The Lord's Prayer: God Our Father: Matthew 6:5-9
The Lord's Prayer: God's Holiness: Matthew 6:9
The Lord's Prayer: God's Kingdom and Our Bread: Matthew 6:10-11
The Lord's Prayer: Our Sins and Evil: Matthew 6:12-13
Dramatic Actions of Jesus
The Call of Peter: Luke 5:1-11
The Inauguration of Jesus' Ministry: Luke 4:16-31
The Blind Man and Zacchaeus: Luke 18:35-19:11
Jesus and Women
Jesus and Women: An Introduction
The Woman at the Well: John 4:1-42
The Syro-Phoenician Woman: Matthew 15:21-28
The Lady Is Not for Stoning: John 7:53-8:11
The Woman in the House of Simon the Pharisee: Luke 7:36-50
The Parable of the Widow and the Judge: Luke 18:1-8
The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Young Women: Matthew 25:1-13
Parables of Jesus
Introduction to the Parables
The Parable of the Good Samaritan: Luke 10:25-37
The Parable of the Rich Fool: Luke 12:13-21
The Parable of the Great Banquet: Luke 14:15-24
The Parable of the Two Builders: Luke 6:46-49
The Parable of the Unjust Steward: Luke 16:1-8
The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector: Luke 18:9-14
The Parable of the Compassionate Employer: Matthew 20:1-16
The Parable of the Serving Master: Luke 12:35-38
The Parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man: Luke 16:19-30
The Parable of the Pounds: Luke 19:11-27
The Parable of the Noble Vineyard Owner and His Son: Luke 20:9-18
Bibliography
Indexes

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