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Telling Tales About Jesus

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What are the Gospels and what does it mean to read them? Warren Carter leads the beginning student in an inductive exploration of the New Testament Gospels, asking about their genre, the view that they were written by eyewitnesses, the...


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What are the Gospels and what does it mean to read them? Warren Carter leads the beginning student in an inductive exploration of the New Testament Gospels, asking about their genre, the view that they were written by eyewitnesses, the early church traditions about them, and how they employ Hellenistic biography. He then examines the distinctive voice of each Gospel, describing the "tale about Jesus" each writer tells, then presenting likely views regarding the circumstances in which they were written, giving particular attention to often overlooked aspects of the Roman imperial setting. A sociohistorical approach suggests that Mark addressed difficult circumstances in imperial Rome; redaction criticism shows that Matthew edited traditions to help define identity in competition with synagogue communities in response to a fresh assertion of Roman power; a literary-thematic approach shows that Luke offers assurance in a context of uncertainty; an intertextual approach shows how John used Wisdom traditions to present Jesus as the definitive revealer of God's presence to answer an ancient quest for divine knowledge. A concluding chapter addresses how the Gospels inform and shape our understanding of Jesus of Nazareth. Maps, images, sidebars, and questions for reflection add value to this student-friendly text.
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Warren Carter

Warren Carter (Ph.D. Princeton) has accepted Brite Divinity School's invitation to serve as Professor of New Testament. He was the Lindsey P. Pherigo Professor of New Testament at Saint Paul School of Theology. He is also the author of What Are They Saying about Matthew's Sermon on the Mount? Discipleship and Households: A Study of Matthew 10,20, John: Storyteller, Interpreter, Evangelist, Pontius Pilate: Portraits of a Roman Governor and Matthew: Storyteller, Interpreter, Evangelist,Revised Edition.

  • <span><span>what Are The Gospels And What Does It Mean To Read Them? Warren Carter Leads The Beginning Student In An Inductive Exploration Of The New Testament Gospels, Asking About Their Genre, The View That They Were Written By Eyewitnesses, The Early Church Traditions About Them, And How They Employ Hellenistic Biography. He Then Examines The Distinctive Voice Of Each Gospel, Describing The "tale About Jesus" Each Writer Tells, Then Presenting Likely Views Regarding The Circumstances In Which They Were Written, Giving Particular Attention To Often Overlooked Aspects Of The Roman Imperial Setting. A Sociohistorical Approach Suggests That Mark Addressed Difficult Circumstances In Imperial Rome; Redaction Criticism Shows That Matthew Edited Traditions To Help Define Identity In Competition With Synagogue Communities In Response To A Fresh Assertion Of Roman Power; A Literary-thematic Approach Shows That Luke Offers Assurance In A Context Of Uncertainty; An Intertextual Approach Shows How John Used Wisdom Traditions To Present Jesus As The Definitive Revealer Of God's Presence To Answer An Ancient Quest For Divine Knowledge. A Concluding Chapter Addresses How The Gospels Inform And Shape Our Understanding Of Jesus Of Nazareth. Maps, Images, Sidebars, And Questions For Reflection Add Value To This Student-friendly Text.</span></span>

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