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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)


The Jesus Scandals Why he shocked his contemporaries (and still shocks today) by David Instone-Brewer

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.

About the Author

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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Book Info

Publication date

17th February 2012


David Instone-Brewer

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Monarch Books an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc


192 pages


Biblical studies & exegesis
Christian theology



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