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In this new book, Luke Timothy Johnson examines dimensions of the New Testament as they apply directly to Christian life today. The gospel is the good news announced and embodied by Jesus. Johnson's passionate concern in the pages of this new book is how this good news can be preached and lived out today.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826474803
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 8/17/2004
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,293,016
  • Product dimensions: 5.56 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Meet the Author

Luke Timothy Johnson is Woodruff Professor of New Testament at Candler School of Theology at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. The author of a number of best-selling books, he is also editor of the Anchor Study Bible.

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Theology of the Bible 1
1 Theology and the spiritual life 3
2 Suffering, sin and scripture 11
3 Wealth and property in the new testament 19
4 Sacrifice in the body language of love 27
5 Preaching the resurrection 37
6 Discerning God's word 43
7 Jesus and the little children 51
8 Scripture and discernment : the case of homosexuality 59
9 The biblical foundations of matrimony 67
10 Reconciliation in the new testament 73
11 The things that make for peace 83
Pt. 2 Scripture 91
12 Renewing Catholic biblical scholarship 93
13 The Holy Spirit in the new testament 103
14 John the Baptist : prophet of the great reversal 113
15 How saint Luke affirms the world 119
16 How Saint Luke challenges the world 129
17 The not-so-empty tomb (luke 24.1-11) 139
Pt. 3 Jesus, the heart of the gospel 147
18 The search for (the wrong) Jesus 149
19 Knowing Jesus through the gospels 161
20 Learning Jesus in Liturgy 169
21 The eucharist and the identity of Jesus 177
22 How does Jesus save us? 191
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