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The Parables of Jesus

David Wenham
The Parables of Jesus

The Parables of Jesus

David Wenham

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This book is part of a series and is a non-technical explanation of all the parables of Jesus in their first century context, showing the revolutionary nature of Jesus' teaching which challenged the ideas and ideologies of his own day and which still challenge us today.

- Publisher Part of The Jesus Library series, this book is a non-technical explanation of all the parables of Jesus in their first century social and religious context. They are seen as pictures of the revolution of God or the Kingdom of God, to use a more familiar terminology. Jesus is seen as a revolutionary in the radical sense that challenged the ideas and ideologies of his own day and which still challenge us today. The book concludes with appendices on the authenticity, interpretation and purpose of parables.;The author also wrote The Rediscovery of Jesus' Eschatological Discourse and Studies in the History of Gospel Traditions. This is his first book aimed at a general readership.

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About "The Parables of Jesus"

This book is part of a series and is a non-technical explanation of all the parables of Jesus in their first century context, showing the revolutionary nature of Jesus' teaching which challenged the ideas and ideologies of his own day and which still challenge us today.
- Publisher

Part of The Jesus Library series, this book is a non-technical explanation of all the parables of Jesus in their first century social and religious context. They are seen as pictures of the revolution of God or the Kingdom of God, to use a more familiar terminology. Jesus is seen as a revolutionary in the radical sense that challenged the ideas and ideologies of his own day and which still challenge us today. The book concludes with appendices on the authenticity, interpretation and purpose of parables.;The author also wrote The Rediscovery of Jesus' Eschatological Discourse and Studies in the History of Gospel Traditions. This is his first book aimed at a general readership.
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Meet the Author

David Wenham

David Wenham (PhD., Manchester University) is Vice-Principal of Trinity College, Bristol. He previously taught in India at Union Biblical Seminary, returning in 1979 to Tyndale House in Cambridge where he directed the Gospels Research Project, then as Dean and Vice- Principal of the Wycliffe Hall, Oxford.

His selected publications include Gospel Perspectives. (Continuum International Publishing Group, 1984), The Parables of Jesus. (Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 1989), Paul: Follower of Jesus or Founder of Christianity?(Cambridge: Eerdmans, 1995.)Exploring the New Testament (2 Volumes) D. Wenham and S. Walton. London: SPCK: 2001.) Paul and Jesus: The True Story. (London: SPCK, 2002).
Koorong -Editorial Review.

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  • Catalogue Code 26123
  • Product Code 0340488115
  • EAN 9780340488119
  • Pages 288
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Christ
  • Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
  • Publication Date Apr 1989
  • Dimensions 128 x 197 x 20 mm
  • Weight 0.274kg

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