Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes: Cultural Studies in the Gospels

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes: Cultural Studies in the Gospels Author Kenneth E. Bailey
ISBN-10 0830825681
ISBN-13 9780830825684
Year 2008-02-22
Pages 443
Language English
Publisher IVP Academic
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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

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