Jesus, the Middle Eastern Storyteller

Product Number: EB00618054
Released: Jul 28, 2015
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780310866404
Publisher: Zondervan
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Description

Storytellers made history, and Jesus was the greatest of them all. But how can modern readers know what he actually meant in such iconic parables as the Prodigal Son and the Good Samaritan? Jesus, the Middle Eastern Storyteller combines the readability of a popular novel and the authority of scholarship to uncover the hidden meaning of references too often misinterpreted or left shrouded in mystery. The first volume in the Ancient Context, Ancient Faith series drives to the heart of readers' desire to know the culture behind the Scriptures. Colorful maps, photos, and illustrations enhance the context of the times that shaped Jesus' vivid communication of core truths. This expert guide is an invaluable resource for study groups, teachers, leaders, and inquiring Christians who want to dig deeper and enrich their spiritual life.

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Author(s): Gary M. Burge
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Aug 30, 2009

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