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The Jesus Scandals Why he shocked his contemporaries (and still shocks today)

by David Instone-Brewer

The Jesus Scandals Why he shocked his contemporaries (and still shocks today) Synopsis

The author's aim is to help thinking lay persons and people preparing sermons to apply NT ethics within a modern culture, while still remaining faithful to the text - by taking into account the ancient culture. This is high quality scholarship at a very accessible level. Over the centuries Jesus's teaching on ethical matters has often become muted and distorted. This book sets the matter straight. Here are 30 areas of ethical debate: in each context Jesus offered insights which would have left his contemporaries agape.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857210234
Publication date: 17th February 2012
Author: David Instone-Brewer
Publisher: Monarch Books an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 192 pages
Categories: Biblical studies & exegesis, Christian theology,

About David Instone-Brewer

The Revd Dr David Instone-Brewer is Senior Research Fellow and Technical Officer at Tyndale House, Cambridge. A Baptist minister, his hobby is computer programming. A rabbinic scholar, he is author of many academic and popular articles, and of 'Divorce and Remarriage in the Church: Biblical Solutions for Pastoral Realities', published by Paternoster.

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