Method and Message of Jesus' Teachings

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"Stein helps locate the many modes of discourse of Jesus, speculates as to why they were employed, and leads readers through the mazeways of the Gospels. A reverent and learned treatment".--The Christian Century.

This useful and practical book provides the college student, seminarian, church study group, and interested lay person with a much-needed introductory guide on the "how" (method) and the "what" (message) of Jesus' teachings. In this revised edition, Stein updates his classic work, adds a new ...

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"Stein helps locate the many modes of discourse of Jesus, speculates as to why they were employed, and leads readers through the mazeways of the Gospels. A reverent and learned treatment".--The Christian Century.

This useful and practical book provides the college student, seminarian, church study group, and interested lay person with a much-needed introductory guide on the "how" (method) and the "what" (message) of Jesus' teachings. In this revised edition, Stein updates his classic work, adds a new bibliography, and introduces use of the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, bringing this important text to a new generation of students.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664242169
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/1978
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Pages: 202

Meet the Author

Robert H. Stein is Senior Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Abbreviations
1 Jesus the Teacher 1
2 The Form of Jesus' Teaching 7
3 The Parables of Jesus 33
4 The Content of Jesus' Teaching: The Kingdom of God 60
5 The Content of Jesus' Teaching: The Fatherhood of God 82
6 The Content of Jesus' Teaching: The Ethics of the Kingdom 90
7 The Content of Jesus' Teaching: Christology 115
Notes 153
Index of References 185
Index of Authors and Subjects 199
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