Jesus Asked.

Jesus Asked.

by Conrad Gempf

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ISBN-13: 9780310862680
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 08/30/2009
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishing
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 802,106
File size: 590 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Conrad Gempf (PhD, University of Aberdeen in Scotland) is lecturer in New Testament at London School of Theology in the United Kingdom. He is the author of Jesus Asked, and has edited or contributed to many journals, books, and reference works, including The Dictionary of Paul and His Letters.

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Jesus Asked 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
patl on LibraryThing 11 months ago
One of my favorite reads this year. Conrad Gempf looks at how Jesus communicated: what were the nature of his questions, why did he ask so many questions, why did he respond with questions to those attacking him. I can't recommend this book strongly enough.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I teach a Sunday School class for adults and enjoy reading things that might make me a better Bible teacher. This book was amazing! I read it in one sitting. I simply could not put it down. Dr. Gempf's writing style was not only informative, it was fun! It was like the 'light went on' when I read his interpretation of Jesus' questions and answers. I can hardly wait to share some of his insights with my class. This week's lesson is on the Good Samaritan. I had never really grasped that the 'expert in the law' would have had the smug satisfaction he discussed when listening to the response of the priest and the Levite. What an interesting insight. I also was moved by his discussion of the story of the 'rich young ruler' and Jesus' question about why he called him 'good.' Awesome. I loved the way he tied all of Jesus' teachings together to make the central point that Jesus wants us to choose for ourselves where we will stand on issues, particularly the issue of who he is. This book was excellent and should be required reading for anyone who wants a fresh insight on what Jesus' teachings were all about.'