Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes

Written By Kenneth E. Bailey
Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes
  • Publsiher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 20 August 2009
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
  • Pages : 355 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 18 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes written by Kenneth E. Bailey which was release on 20 August 2009, this book published by InterVarsity Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Beginning with Jesus' birth, Ken Bailey leads you on a kaleidoscopic study of Jesus throughout the four Gospels, examining the life and ministry of Jesus with attention to the Lord's Prayer, the Beatitudes, Jesus' relationship to women, and especially Jesus' parables. The work dispels the obscurity of Western interpretations with a stark vision of Jesus in his original context.

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes
  • Author : Kenneth E. Bailey
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2009-08-20
  • Total pages : 355
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
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Summary : Beginning with Jesus' birth, Ken Bailey leads you on a kaleidoscopic study of Jesus throughout the four Gospels, examining the life and ministry of Jesus with attention to the Lord's Prayer, the Beatitudes, Jesus' relationship to women, and especially Jesus' parables. The work dispels the obscurity of Western interpretations with ...

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes
  • Author : Kenneth Bailey
  • Publisher : Society for Promoting Christian
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 443
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
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Summary : Ken Bailey presents a collection of essays on the Gospels. You will gain new insights as you view the Gospel stories through the lens of Middle Eastern peasant culture....

Jesus of Arabia

Jesus of Arabia
  • Author : Andrew Thompson
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2018-01-26
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
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Summary : In Jesus of Arabia, the Reverend Canon Andrew Thompson introduces an unfamiliar Jesus—Jesus in the context of his home in the Middle East. Whether readers believe Jesus to be a prophet or the messiah, Thompson enhances our understanding of his work and character by looking at his social context ...

Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes

Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes
  • Author : Kenneth Bailey
  • Publisher : SPCK
  • Release Date : 2011-09-22
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
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Summary : The result of over thirty years of research and lecturing, Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes is a ground-breaking study of Paul's first epistle to the Corinthians. Bailey examines this canonical letter through the lenses of Paul's Jewish socio-cultural and rhetorical background and the Mediterranean context of the Corinthian recipients. In a ...

The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd
  • Author : Kenneth E. Bailey
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-02
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
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Summary : This title brings new light and life to our understanding of one of the most beloved and central images of the Christian faith. The Lord is my shepherd. Thus begins the most beloved of all Psalms - and thus begins a thousand-year journey through the Bible. Prophets, apostles and Jesus ...

Nail Scarred Hands Made New

Nail Scarred Hands Made New
  • Author : John Shorack
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012-06-01
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
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Summary : Cutting-edge missional witness just got bloodier and yet more hopeful than ever! Many Christians in America have lost loved ones who gave their lives in military service to save the country and the "free world." John Shorack is one of them. His father, Theodore James Shorack Jr., was shot down ...

The Cross and the Prodigal

The Cross and the Prodigal
  • Author : Kenneth E. Bailey
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2010-08-20
  • Total pages : 151
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
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Summary : Drawing on his extensive knowledge of both the New Testament and Middle Eastern culture, Kenneth E. Bailey presents an interpretation of the parable of the prodigal son from a Middle Eastern perspective and, in doing so, powerfully demonstrates its essentially Christian message....

Jacob the Prodigal

Jacob   the Prodigal
  • Author : Kenneth E. Bailey
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2011-07-27
  • Total pages : 225
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
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Summary : Drawing on a lifetime of study in both Middle Eastern culture and the Gospels, Kenneth E. Bailey compares the Old Testament saga of Jacob and the New Testament parable of the prodigal son, offering a fresh view of how Jesus interpreted Israel's past, his present, and their future....

Lord Teach Us to Pray

Lord  Teach Us to Pray
  • Author : David G. R. Keller
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2015-11-13
  • Total pages : 276
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
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Summary : Although Jesus of Nazareth was a devout first-century Jew, in the twenty-first century he is often lost in the thickets of Christian theology, reflection on the wisdom of his words, and the busyness of church life. But Jesus is more than words about Jesus. What can we know about Jesus ...

Beatitudes Not Platitudes

Beatitudes  Not Platitudes
  • Author : Paul Louis Metzger
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-03-22
  • Total pages : 112
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
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Summary : Beatitudes, Not Platitudes shows that the Beatitudes are not overused, well-worn answers to the question, "What would Jesus do?" Rather, they are undervalued and hardly touched claims that transform our destinies. More than spiritual nuggets for personal devotion, practical advice, or propositions to be believed, the Beatitudes in Matthew 5 envision ...

The Story of Beginnings

The Story of Beginnings
  • Author : H. Mark Abbott
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2013-09-25
  • Total pages : 148
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
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Summary : In the Bible's introduction are embedded foundational perspectives on "who God is" and "who humans are and what we should be doing" that are developed throughout the book. Genesis 1-3 is the story of beginnings, depicting who the Creator-God is, what this God intended for the creation, especially for the ...

Climate and Christ

Climate and Christ
  • Author : Edward P. Echlin
  • Publisher : Columba Press (IE)
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 134
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
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Summary : Describes climate change and suggests ways in which people can mitigate it. Also describes evolution and proposes that Christian ecology must integrate evolution....

Open Hearts in Bethlehem

Open Hearts in Bethlehem
  • Author : Kenneth E. Bailey
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2013-06-05
  • Total pages : 80
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
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Summary : Here is an exciting Christmas drama informed by Kenneth Bailey's career as a renowned biblical scholar and by his years of living in the Middle East. The drama (featuring 30 minutes without music or 50 minutes with music) is biblically accurate, heartwarming and perfectly suited for church performance....

The Wrong Jesus

The Wrong Jesus
  • Author : Gregory Monette
  • Publisher : Tyndale House
  • Release Date : 2014-03-14
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
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Summary : In a world where atheism is a growing movement, especially in the university setting, it’s typical for students today to face doubts about the Christian faith. In fact, many have wondered at one time or another if the Bible stories about Jesus could possibly be true. Is there any ...

The Fullness of Time in a Flat World

The Fullness of Time in a Flat World
  • Author : Scott Waalkes
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780830875856
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Summary : Best-selling author Thomas Friedman says that globalization has made the world flat and that we cannot stop the process. But while it is right to say that globalization tends to flatten our world, it is wrong to say that there are no alternatives to current patterns of economic, ecological, political, ...