Coming of Jesus

Coming of Jesus

by Gayle C. Felton
     
 
The Coming of Jesus will help learners gain a deeper understanding of Jesus through a careful look at the setting into which he was born. Events included are: the Old Testament prophecies of a Messiah, Jesus' birth foretold to Zechariah, Mary's visit to Elizabeth, Joseph visited by the angel, the appearance by the shepherds and then the Magi, the Temple rituals

Overview

The Coming of Jesus will help learners gain a deeper understanding of Jesus through a careful look at the setting into which he was born. Events included are: the Old Testament prophecies of a Messiah, Jesus' birth foretold to Zechariah, Mary's visit to Elizabeth, Joseph visited by the angel, the appearance by the shepherds and then the Magi, the Temple rituals for the newborn baby boy, and the flight to Egypt and return to Nazareth.

In addition, the text will explore some of the traditions that deal with Jesus' "hidden" years and will describe the physical, cultural, and religious surroundings in which Jesus was raised.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780687090655
Publisher:
Abingdon Press
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Series:
Jesus Collection
Pages:
110
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Gayle Carlton Felton (1942-2014) was a consultant, writer and speaker. She was assistant professor at Duke Divinity School and Meredith College and is a clergy member of the North Carolina Annual Conference. She was a member of the Untied Methodist Scholars of Christian Education and chair of the National Board of Reconciling Ministries Network.

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