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Encounters With Jesus (Ancient Context, Ancient Faith Series)

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See Jesus through the eyes of two men and three women. Each character in the story---a tax collector, a Phoenician woman, a centurion etc.---brings along elements from their own world now hidden from us because we do not share the...


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See Jesus through the eyes of two men and three women. Each character in the story---a tax collector, a Phoenician woman, a centurion etc.---brings along elements from their own world now hidden from us because we do not share the culture of Jesus' world. Insights from the first century Middle East abound to unlock profound insights about Jesus and his audience. Volume 3 of the Ancient Context, Ancient Faith Series.


Christian readers of the New Testament study the great stories about Jesus through the lens of western culture. In this series of books, Gary Burge uses his extensive knowledge of the first century world and the Middle East to offer insights not available to the average person. Each book will develop important cultural themes and wrap them around well-known New Testament passages. And the result will be insights rarely gained elsewhere. See Jesus through the eyes of two men and three women. Each character in the story-a tax collector, a Phoenician woman, a centurion, etc.-brings along elements from their own world now hidden from us because we do not share the culture of Jesus' world. Insights from the first century Middle East abound to unlock profound insights about Jesus and his audience.


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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 344723
  • Product Code 9780310410355
  • ISBN 0310410355
  • EAN 9780310410355
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category New Testament
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Aug 2010
  • Sales Rank 49851
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No
  • Size 19.25 MB (EPUB)

Gary M Burge

Gary M. Burge (Ph.D., King's College, Aberdeen University) has been Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College since 1992. He has a longstanding interest with the literature of John and Palestine (including Evangelical involvement with it).
His publications evidence this The New Testament in Antiquity; Whose Land? Whose Promise? What Christians are not being told about Israel and the Palestinians; Commentary on the Gospel of John (The NIV Application Commentary); Commentary on the Johannine Epistles. (The NIV Application Commentary), Interpreting the Gospel of John (Guides to New Testament Exegesis) and The Anointed Community. The Holy Spirit in the Johannine Tradition. Most recently he has launched a multivolume series Ancient Context, Ancient Faith with the first two volumes The Bible and the Land and Jesus, the Middle-Eastern Storyteller:
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