Interpreting Jesus

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by
G. Chapman, Paulist Press , London, Ramsey, NJ
Jesus Christ -- Person and of
StatementGerald O"Collins.
SeriesIntroducing Catholic theology ;, 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT202 .O315 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 214 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3270385M
ISBN 100809125722
LC Control Number83192471

Interpreting Jesus draws on traditional teaching and the best scripture scholarship to construct a Christology which centers on the crucifixion and the resurrection of Jesus.

The aim is to explore and clarify what Christian belief in the risen Jesus as Son of God and Savior of the world originally meant and now continues to mean/5(3).

Draws on traditional teaching and the best scripture scholarship to give a Christology which centres on the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. The aim is to explore and clarify what Christian belief in the risen Jesus as Son of God and Saviour of the world originally meant and means today/5(4).

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Interpreting Jesus draws on traditional teaching and the best scripture scholarship to construct a Christology which centers on the crucifixion and the resurrection of Jesus.

The aim is 5/5(1). "This revised and expanded edition of Craig L. Blomberg?s Interpreting the Parables is more than an accessible and reliable guide to the history of parable interpretation and the exegetical methods that have been applied to the parables in recent research.

Blomberg's nuanced defense of allegory as a valid approach to parable interpretation is a worthwhile contribution to contemporary scholarship/5(14). Amaral's premise is that to understand Jesus, we must understand the time and place in which he was born, the background from which he drew his illustrations, and the audience he spoke to.

Throughout the book he explores specific terms, places, and events for their significance and shows how they add richness and meaning to the text/5. Amaral's premise is that to understand Jesus, we must understand the time and place in which he was born, the background from which he drew his illustrations, and the audience he spoke to.

Throughout the book he explores specific terms, places, and events for their significance and shows how they add richness and meaning to the text/5(). Strength: Incorporates the insights of the other views without sacrificing the essential point of their position: namely, that the book prophesies a literal return of Jesus and a new creation.

Weakness: The weakness of the futuristic view is that it interprets – just like preterists and historicists. Great book for studying the Bible and understanding a lot of the historical background to things that Jesus said.

Also insight into how the old Testament ties in with the New Testament.

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Excellent!/5(). The best method of interpretation is to examine the way in which Jesus Christ interpreted the Scriptures when He was on this : Ron du Preez. Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Collins, Gerald.

Interpreting Jesus. London: G. Chapman ; Ramsey, NJ: Paulist Press, (OCoLC) Modern-day Christians often bring their own presuppositions and assumptions to the reading of the Bible, not realizing how deeply their understanding of Christ's life and teachings is affected by a 21st-century worldview.

In UNDERSTANDING JESUS, author Joe Amaral delves deep into Jewish history, societal mores, and cultural traditions, closing the gap created by geographical distance and over 4/5(6). pope based on their interpretation of Matthew No one else outside Catholicism accepts this interpretation.

Even the "Christian" cults such as the Jehovah's Witnesses use the Bible to deny the deity of Jesus Christ, the existence of Hell, and most carnal doctrines of the Christian Size: KB.

Book Overview Interpreting Jesus draws on traditional teaching and the best scripture scholarship to construct a Christology which centers on the crucifixion and the resurrection of Jesus. The aim is to explore and clarify what Christian belief in the risen Jesus as Son of God and Savior of the world originally meant and now continues to mean.5/5(1).

The Book of Revelation in the Bible is one of the more difficult books of the Bible to understand. A Testimony of Jesus Christ is a commentary that explains some of the mysteries of Revelation.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. * This is article one in an eight-part series, "The Kingdom in the Parables of Matthew " A turning point in the study of Jesus' parables came with the work of Adolf Jülicher, [ 1] who sought to expose the inadequacies of the allegorical method of interpretation and asserted that each parable taught a Cited by: 3.

This!book!will!help!the!reader!understand!whatis!involved!in!the!interpretation!of!the!Bible.!!By. helping!readers!acquire!an!interpretative!framework!thatwill File Size: KB. In this book, all of Jesus' parables and most of his parabolic sayings from the Synoptic Gospels are explained and interpreted from an evangelical perspective.

Careful attention is given to the historical and cultural setting of each story, offering practical insight into Jesus' words/5(5). There is some debate as to the authenticity of the end of the Gospel of Mark, as the way the book is written after Mark seems to change, and Mark –19 "is not found in our earliest and most reliable Greek copies of Mark," notes scholar James the centuries, Tabor wrote, copyists and editors tried to remedy the lack of post-Resurrection sightings of Jesus in Mark by Author: Kelli Mahoney.

The radical discipleship interpretation asserts that the Book of Revelation is best understood as a handbook for radical discipleship; i.

e., how to remain faithful to the spirit and teachings of Jesus and avoid simply assimilating to surrounding society. The Gospel of Matthew has a unique perspective on Jesus.

Matthew was a Jew and was writing to those who were like him - Jewish. His is the first book of the New Testament, but why?What is it about the Gospel of Matthew that makes it so important, and Author: Kelli Mahoney.

Question: "How can I understand the Book of Revelation?" Answer: The key to Bible interpretation, especially for the book of Revelation, is to have a consistent hermeneutic.

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Hermeneutics is the study of the principles of interpretation. In other words, it is the way you interpret Scripture. Interpreting Jesus brings together N. Wright's most important articles on Jesus and the Gospels over the last three decades.

Many of the included studies have never been published or only available in hard-to-find larger volumes and journals. Here Author: N. Wright. But again, it was quite impossible for Mark to refrain from interpreting many of Jesus' sayings in view of what had occurred since Jesus' death, burial, and resurrection.

Mark gives a rather full account of Jesus' teachings and activities during the days preceding Jesus' trial and crucifixion. His books include Interpreting the Parables, Neither Poverty nor Riches, Jesus and the Gospels: An Introduction and Survey, The Historical Reliability of John's Gospel, commentaries on Matthew and 1 Corinthians, Making Sense of the New Testament: 3 Crucial Questions and /5(3).

Understanding Jesus’ Sermons. Related Book. The Bible For Dummies. By Jeffrey Geoghegan, Michael Homan. Even if Jesus never performed a single miracle, his teachings would have secured his place as one of the greatest moral philosophers who ever lived.

In fact, Jesus is a moral philosopher in the true sense: He intends that his teachings be. Summary. The Gospel of John is the latest-written of the four biographies of Jesus that have been preserved in the New Testament.

Written by a Christian named John, the contents of the book indicate quite clearly that the author was not the John who was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus, for it contains no direct personal references of the type that one would expect from an intimate.

The Book of Revelation is: Revelation 1 1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John: 2 Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.

In UNDERSTANDING JESUS, author Joe Amaral delves deep into Jewish history, societal mores, and cultural traditions, closing the gap created by geographical distance and over two thousand years of history.

Using a chronological approach to the life of Christ, he guides the reader through significant events such as Jesus' birth, baptism, and /5(). A book about Jesus that convinces the reader that His story is rooted and predicted in the Old Testament. I am a big fan of David Limbaugh and appreciate how easily he explains complex issues.

I plan to give "The Emmaus Code: Finding Jesus in the Old Testament" to many of my friends at Christmas/5(). The lessons in this book are (and there maybe more): 1) true love and choosing the right mate, 2) waiting for love, 3) teaching young women and men about what is important about marriage, 4) understanding the affection of your spouse, and 5) remembering when love was fresh.

The Song of Solomon is a great approach to teaching this message to. Moira speaks with Joe Amaral about how we can understand Jesus further as we look into his book "Understanding Jesus" for the whole month through our Truth To Go segments. Understanding 9/ Spirituality & Religion Sports Videos Television Videogame Videos Vlogs Youth Media.

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