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Jesus and the Land: The New Testament Challenge to "Holy Land" Theology [NOOK Book]

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This accessible volume describes first-century Jewish and Christian beliefs about the land of Israel and offers a full survey of New Testament passages that directly address the question of land and faith. Respected New Testament scholar Gary M. Burge examines present-day tensions surrounding "territorial religion" in the modern Middle East, helping contemporary Christians develop a Christian theology of the land and assess Bible-based claims in discussions of the ...
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Overview

This accessible volume describes first-century Jewish and Christian beliefs about the land of Israel and offers a full survey of New Testament passages that directly address the question of land and faith. Respected New Testament scholar Gary M. Burge examines present-day tensions surrounding "territorial religion" in the modern Middle East, helping contemporary Christians develop a Christian theology of the land and assess Bible-based claims in discussions of the Israeli-Palestinian struggle.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441212320
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,200,142
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Gary M. Burge (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. His published works include The New Testament in Antiquity: A Textbook for Students; The Bible and the Land; Jesus, the Middle Eastern Storyteller; the NIV Application Commentary on the Letters of John; and the NIV Application Commentary on the Gospel of John. He has also been active as a speaker and writer evaluating Christian Zionism within the evangelical world.
Gary M. Burge (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. His published works include The New Testament in Antiquity (with Lynn H. Cohick and Gene L. Green); Jesus and the Land; Jesus, the Middle Eastern Storyteller; and NIV Application Commentary volumes on John and on the Johannine Letters.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Land, Place, and Religion
1. The Biblical Heritage
2. Diaspora Judaism and the Land
3. Jesus and the Land
4. The Fourth Gospel and the Land
5. The Book of Acts and the Land
6. Paul and the Promises to Abraham
7. Developments Beyond Paul
8. Land, Theology, and the Church
Indexes
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