Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes: Cultural Studies in the Gospels 9780830875856, 9780830825684


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Table of contents :
Preface
Introduction

Part 1: The Birth of Jesus
1. The Story of Jesus' Birth: Luke 2:1-20
2. The Genealogy and Joseph the Just: Matthew 1:1-21
3. The Savior, the Wise Men and the Vision of Isaiah: Matthew 2:1-12; Isaiah 60:1-7
4. Herod's Atrocities, Simeon and Anna: Matthew 2:13-18; Luke 2:22-36

Part 2: The Beatitudes
5. The Beatitudes 1: Matthew 5:1-5
6. The Beatitudes 2: Matthew 5:6-12

Part 3: The Lord's Prayer
7. The Lord's Prayer: God Our Father: Matthew 6:5-9
8. The Lord's Prayer: God's Holiness: Matthew 6:9
9. The Lord's Prayer: God's Kingdom and Our Bread: Matthew 6:10-11
10. The Lord's Prayer: Our Sins and Evil: Matthew 6:12-13

Part 4: Dramatic Actions of Jesus
11. The Call of Peter: Luke 5:1-11
12. The Inauguration of Jesus' Ministry: Luke 4:16-31
13. The Blind Man and Zacchaeus: Luke 18:35-19:11

Part 5: Jesus and Women
14. Jesus and Women: An Introduction
15. The Woman at the Well: John 4:1-42
16. The Syro-Phoenician Woman: Matthew 15:21-28
17. The Lady Is Not for Stoning: John 7:53-8:11
18. The Woman in the House of Simeon the Pharisee: Luke 7:36-50
19. The Parable of the Widow and the Judge: Luke 18:1-8
20. The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Young Women: Matthew 25:1-13

Part 6: Parables of Jesus
21. Introduction to the Parables
22. The Parable of the Good Samaritan: Luke 10:25-37
23. The Parable of the Rich Fool: Luke 12:13-21
24. The Parable of the Great Banquet: Luke 14:15-24
25. The Parable of the Two Builders: Luke 6:46-49
26. The Parable of the Unjust Steward: Luke 16:1-8
27. The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector: Luke 18:9-14
28. The Parable of the Compassionate Employer: Matthew 20:1-16
29. The Parable of the Serving Master: Luke 12:35-38
30. The Parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man: Luke 16:19-30
31. The Parable of the Pounds: Luke 19:11-27
32. The Parable of the Noble Vineyard Owner and His Son: Luke 20:9-18

Bibliography
Indexes

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes: Cultural Studies in the Gospels
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