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Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes

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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' relationships with women, and especially...


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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' relationships with 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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Kenneth Bailey

Kenneth E. Bailey (Th.D., Concordia Theological Seminary) is an author, lecturer and emeritus research professor of Middle Eastern New Testament studies for the Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem. An ordained Presbyterian minister, he serves as Canon Theologian of the Diocese of Pittsburgh of the Episcopal Church, USA. He holds graduate degrees in Arabic language and literature, systematic theology, and New Testament. He also spent forty years living and teaching New Testament in Egypt, Lebanon, Jerusalem and Cyprus. He is the author of Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes (Intervarsity Press); Poet & Peasant (Eerdmans); Through Peasant Eyes (Eerdmans), and Finding the Lost: Cultural Keys to Luke 15 (Concordia). He is a popular contributor to BRF's Guidelines Bible reading notes.

  • 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' Relationships With 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.
  • Introduction
  • <strong>part 1: The Birth Of Jesus</strong>
  • 1. The Story Of Jesus' Birth: Luke 2:1-20
  • 2. The Genealogy And Joseph The Just: Matthew 1:1-21
  • 3. The Savior, The Wise Men And The Vision Of Isaiah: Matthew 2:1-12; Isaiah 60:1-7
  • 4. Herod's Atrocities, Simeon And Anna: Matthew 2:13-18; Luke 2:22-36
  • <strong>part 2: The Beatitudes</strong>
  • 5. The Beatitudes 1: Matthew 5:1-5
  • 6. The Beatitudes 2: Matthew 5:6-12
  • <strong>part 3: The Lord's Prayer </strong>
  • 7. The Lord's Prayer: God Our Father: Matthew 6:5-9
  • 8. The Lord's Prayer: God's Holiness: Matthew 6:9
  • 9. The Lord's Prayer: God's Kingdom And Our Bread: Matthew 6:10-11
  • 10. The Lord's Prayer: Our Sins And Evil: Matthew 6:12-13
  • <strong>part 4: Dramatic Actions Of Jesus</strong>
  • 11. The Call Of Peter: Luke 5:1-11
  • 12. The Inauguration Of Jesus' Ministry: Luke 4:16-31
  • 13. The Blind Man And Zacchaeus: Luke 18:35-19:11
  • <strong>part 5: Jesus And Women</strong>
  • 14. Jesus And Women: An Introduction
  • 15. The Woman At The Well: John 4:1-42
  • 16. The Syro-phoenician Woman: Matthew 15:21-28
  • 17. The Lady Is Not For Stoning: John 7:53-8:11
  • 18. The Woman In The House Of Simeon The Pharisee: Luke 7:36-50
  • 19. The Parable Of The Widow And The Judge: Luke 18:1-8
  • 20. The Parable Of The Wise And Foolish Young Women: Matthew 25:1-13
  • <strong>part 6: Parables Of Jesus</strong>
  • 21. Introduction To The Parables
  • 22. The Parable Of The Good Samaritan: Luke 10:25-37
  • 23. The Parable Of The Rich Fool: Luke 12:13-21
  • 24. The Parable Of The Great Banquet: Luke 14:15-24
  • 25. The Parable Of The Two Builders: Luke 6:46-49
  • 26. The Parable Of The Unjust Steward: Luke 16:1-8
  • 27. The Parable Of The Pharisee And The Tax Collector: Luke 18:9-14
  • 28. The Parable Of The Compassionate Employer: Matthew 20:1-16
  • 29. The Parable Of The Serving Master: Luke 12:35-38
  • 30. The Parable Of Lazarus And The Rich Man: Luke 16:19-30
  • 31. The Parable Of The Pounds: Luke 19:11-27
  • 32. The Parable Of The Noble Vineyard Owner And His Son: Luke 20:9-18
  • Bibliography
  • Indexes

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