A New Vision For Israel / Edition 1

A New Vision For Israel / Edition 1

by Scot Mcknight
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0802842127

ISBN-13: 9780802842121

Pub. Date: 02/26/1999

Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company

The most important development in recent historical Jesus studies is the attempt to understand the ministry of Jesus in "political" terms. In calling the nation of Israel to repentance, Jesus served as a national prophet concerned with the salvation of Israel. Scot McKnight furthers this line of inquiry by showing how Jesus' teachings are to be understood in relation

Overview

The most important development in recent historical Jesus studies is the attempt to understand the ministry of Jesus in "political" terms. In calling the nation of Israel to repentance, Jesus served as a national prophet concerned with the salvation of Israel. Scot McKnight furthers this line of inquiry by showing how Jesus' teachings are to be understood in relation to his role as a political figure. McKnight looks closely at Jesus' teachings on God, the kingdom, and ethics, demonstrating in each case how Jesus' mission to restore Israel brings his teachings into a bold new light.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802842121
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
02/26/1999
Series:
Studying the Historical Jesus Series
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
0.63(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

  1. The Vision of Jesus: A Preliminary Sketch
  2. The God of Jesus
  3. The Kingdom Now Present
  4. The Kingdom Yet to Come
  5. The Ethic of Jesus: Conversion and Cost
  6. The Ethic of Jesus: Morality

Bibliography
Index of Names and Subjects
Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Writings

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