taught by god making sense of the difficult sayings of jesus

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Taught By God

Author : Daniel Fanous
ISBN : 0994590504
Genre : Religion
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Though singularly important, many of the sayings of Jesus are difficult at best and incomprehensible at worst. In considering only the most difficult of the sayings, Taught by God brings together the academic rigour of modern biblical scholarship and the profound wisdom of the early Church Fathers in a unique, lively, and fascinating exegesis.

Jesus And The Last Supper

Author : Brant Pitre
ISBN : 9780802875334
Genre : Christianity
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Who did Jesus of Nazareth claim to be? What was his relationship with early Judaism? When and how did he expect the kingdom to come? What were his intentions? Though these key questions have been addressed in studies of the historical Jesus, Brant Pitre argues that they cannot be fully answered apart from a careful historical analysis of the Last Supper accounts. In this book Pitre offers a rigorous, up-to-date study of the historical Jesus and the Last Supper, filling a significant gap in current Jesus research. Situating the Last Supper in the triple contexts of ancient Judaism, the life of Jesus, and early Christianity, Pitre brings to light crucial insights into major issues driving the quest for Jesus. His Jesus and the Last Supper is sure to ignite discussion and debate.

Hard Sayings Of The Bible

Author : Walter C. Kaiser, Jr.
ISBN : 0830878270
Genre : Religion
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Replaces Hard Sayings of the Old Testament, which received a 1990 Christianity Today Critics' Choice Award! Are you grappling with a difficult verse in the Bible? And are you looking for a short, easy-to-read answer that really makes sense without explaining away the verse? Hard Sayings of the Bible is the handy reference book you need. Here you will find explanations of over 500 of the most troubling verses to test the minds and hearts of Bible readers. Four seasoned scholars, all with a notable gift for communicating with people in the pew, take you behind the scenes to find succinct solutions to a wide variety of Bible difficulties, ranging from discrepancies about numbers to questions about God's justice. Historical, cultural and linguistic backgrounds shed light on these passages and not only help explain what they meant in biblical times but also show how they are relevant today. Now carefully cross-referenced with over 100 new verses explained, as well as a dozen new introductory articles on chronology, miracles, archaeology, prophecy and more, Hard Sayings of the Bible offers the combined resources of five previous volumes that have over 250,000 copies in print. If you find yourself tied up in scriptural knots, here's the book that will help you cut through them.

Preaching The Hard Sayings Of Jesus

Author : John T. Carroll
ISBN : 1565632303
Genre : Religion
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When it comes to stirring others to hear that hard message of the Cross and to guiding the faithful in understanding the same, James R. Carroll and his son, John T. Carroll, provide a blend of seasoned ministerial experience and solid scholarly talents that yields a rich interpretation that is down to earth, yet original and insightful. This is a book to be savored by preachers and teachers of all denominations. " Donald Senior, C.P., Catholic Theological Union

Understanding The Hard Sayings Of Jesus

Author : Lloyd John Ogilvie
ISBN : 0849931363
Genre : Religion
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Author : Joseph Stoutzenberger
ISBN : 0159506441
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Morality: An Invitation to Christian Living is divided into two parts consisting of 15 chapters. The first section provides a foundation for Christian morality as it examines virtues, conscience, and sin. The teachings of Scripture, Jesus, and the Church provide the basis for a moral decision-making process which students are encouraged to use with the real-life moral issues presented in the second section of the text. Adolescents are encouraged to become persons of character and to aid in building communities where living morally is the norm.

Live Like A Jesus Freak

Author : DC Talk
ISBN : 1577782089
Genre : Religion
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Spend Today As If It Were Your Last For those who've read Jesus Freaks, this book is the next step. Focusing on life application, the book features practical ideas for putting faith to work, challenging questions for deepening your life, and readings that will help you sustain your passion. Live Like a Jesus Freak defines what it means to believe, pray, worship, study, love, stand, forgive, rejoice, serve, and witness like a true Jesus Freak!

Jesus A New Understanding Of God S Son

Author : Joseph F. Girzone
ISBN : 9781608332205
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Hard Sayings Of Paul

Author : Manfred Brauch
ISBN : 0830812822
Genre : Religion
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Manfred T. Brauch tackles forty-eight frustrating passages from the letters of Paul and helps readers understand their importance for Christian living today.

Becoming Nonviolent Peacemakers

Author : Eli Sasaran McCarthy
ISBN : 9781621898542
Genre : Religion
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Why do many U.S. residents, Catholics and Catholic leaders among them, too often fall short of adequately challenging the use of violence in U.S. policy? The opportunities and developments in approaches to peacemaking have been growing at a significant rate. However, violent methods continue to hold significant sway in U.S. policy and society as the commonly assumed way to peace. Even when community organizers, policymakers, members of Catholic leadership, and academics sincerely search for alternatives to violence, they too often think about nonviolence as primarily a rule or a strategy. Catholic Social Teaching has been moving toward transcending the limits of these approaches, but it still has significant room for growth. In order to contribute to this growth and to impact U.S. policy, McCarthy draws on Jesus, Gandhi, Ghaffar Khan, and King to offer a virtue-based approach to nonviolent peacemaking with a corresponding set of core practices. This approach is also set in conversation with aspects of human rights discourse to increase its possible impact on U.S. policy. As a whole, Becoming Nonviolent Peacemakers offers an important challenge to contemporary accounts of peacemaking in the U.S.

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