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Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes
  • Author : Kenneth E. Bailey
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 20 August 2009
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Beginning with Jesus' birth, Ken Bailey leads you on a kaleidoscopic study of Jesus throughout the four Gospels, examining the life and ministry of Jesus with attention to the Lord's Prayer, the Beatitudes, Jesus' relationship to women, and especially Jesus' parables. The work dispels the obscurity of Western interpretations with a stark vision of Jesus in his original context.

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes
  • Author : Kenneth Bailey
  • Publisher : Society for Promoting Christian
  • Release : 20 January 2021
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Ken Bailey presents a collection of essays on the Gospels. You will gain new insights as you view the Gospel stories through the lens of Middle Eastern peasant culture.

Jesus of Arabia

Jesus of Arabia
  • Author : Andrew Thompson
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 26 January 2018
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In Jesus of Arabia, the Reverend Canon Andrew Thompson introduces an unfamiliar Jesus—Jesus in the context of his home in the Middle East. Whether readers believe Jesus to be a prophet or the messiah, Thompson enhances our understanding of his work and character by looking at his social context as a man and Middle Easterner. Jesus’s teachings take on new meaning as Thompson explores themes including family in Arabia, gender roles in the region, food culture, and more.

Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes

Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes
  • Author : Kenneth E. Bailey
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 12 October 2011
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Paul was a Hebrew of the Hebrews, steeped in the learning of his people. But he was also a Roman citizen who widely traveled the Mediterranean basin, and was very knowledgeable of the dominant Greek and Roman culture of his day. These two mighty rivers of influence converge in Paul's first letter to the Corinthians. With razor-sharp attention to the text, Kenneth Bailey examines the cultural milieu and rhetorical strategies that shaped this pivotal epistle. He discovers the deep layers

Seeing Jesus from the East

Seeing Jesus from the East
  • Author : Ravi Zacharias,Abdu Murray
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release : 28 April 2020
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Encounter Jesus Like Never Before through Eastern Eyes Throughout these pages, Ravi Zacharias and Abdu Murray invite readers to rediscover the cultural insights we often miss when we ignore the Eastern context of the Bible. They offer a refreshing picture of Jesus, one that appeals to Eastern readers and can penetrate the hearts and imaginations of postmodern Westerners. In Seeing Jesus from the East, Ravi Zacharias and Abdu Murray show us why a broader view of Jesus is needed -

The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd
  • Author : Kenneth E. Bailey
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 18 December 2014
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Logos Bookstores' 2015 Best Book in Theology/Doctrine/Reference "The Lord is my shepherd." Thus begins the most beloved of all Psalms—and thus begins a thousand-year journey through the Bible. Prophets, apostles and Jesus himself took up this image from David, reshaping it, developing it and applying it to their own situations and needs. Kenneth Bailey uses his celebrated insights into Middle Eastern culture and especially his familiarity with Middle Eastern shepherding customs to bring new light and life to

The Cross and the Prodigal

The Cross and the Prodigal
  • Author : Kenneth E. Bailey
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 20 August 2010
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Drawing on his extensive knowledge of both the New Testament and Middle Eastern culture, Kenneth E. Bailey presents an interpretation of the parable of the prodigal son from a Middle Eastern perspective and, in doing so, powerfully demonstrates its essentially Christian message.

Open Hearts in Bethlehem

Open Hearts in Bethlehem
  • Author : Kenneth E. Bailey
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 05 June 2013
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Here is an exciting Christmas drama informed by Kenneth Bailey's career as a renowned biblical scholar and by his years of living in the Middle East. The drama (featuring 30 minutes without music or 50 minutes with music) is biblically accurate, heartwarming and perfectly suited for church performance.

Jesus through Muslim Eyes

Jesus through Muslim Eyes
  • Author : RICHARD SHUMACK
  • Publisher : SPCK
  • Release : 21 May 2020
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‘An honest and scholarly analysis of the Muslim Jesus, the Christian Jesus, and the diverging paths Muslims and Christians chose to follow.’ Anwar Mehammed, head of Islamic Studies, Ethiopian Theological College, Addis Ababa In his book The Islamic Jesus, Mustafa Akyol claims that Muslims may hail Jesus as the Messiah and the Word of God – but is that really the case? And how should Christians respond when they do? In this sensitive and nuanced exploration of Muslim beliefs about Jesus,

Jacob & the Prodigal

Jacob & the Prodigal
  • Author : Kenneth E. Bailey
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 27 July 2011
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Drawing on a lifetime of study in both Middle Eastern culture and the Gospels, Kenneth E. Bailey compares the Old Testament saga of Jacob and the New Testament parable of the prodigal son, offering a fresh view of how Jesus interpreted Israel's past, his present, and their future.

Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes

Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes
  • Author : E. Randolph Richards,Brandon J. O'Brien
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 31 July 2012
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Brandon O'Brien and Randy Richards shed light on the ways that Western readers often misunderstand the cultural dynamics of the Bible. Identifying nine areas where commonplaces of modern Western thought diverge with the text, the authors ask us to reconsider long-held opinions about our most beloved book.

Reading Romans with Eastern Eyes

Reading Romans with Eastern Eyes
  • Author : Jackson W.
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release : 11 June 2019
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According to Jackson W., some traditional East Asian cultural values are closer to those of the first-century biblical world than common Western cultural values. In this work Jackson demonstrates how paying attention to East Asian culture provides a helpful lens for interpreting Paul's most complex letter, and we see how honor and shame shape so much of Paul's message and mission.

Through Peasant Eyes

Through Peasant Eyes
  • Author : Kenneth E. Bailey
  • Publisher : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
  • Release : 01 January 1980
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Poet & Peasant and Through Peasant Eyes

Poet & Peasant and Through Peasant Eyes
  • Author : Kenneth E. Bailey
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release : 09 May 1983
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Uses a thorough understanding of Middle Eastern peasant culture and modern literary criticism to analyze the New Testament parables in Luke

Stories with Intent

Stories with Intent
  • Author : Klyne R. Snodgrass
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release : 16 February 2018
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Winner of the 2009 Christianity Today Award for Biblical Studies, Stories with Intent offers pastors and students a comprehensive and accessible guide to Jesus' parables. Klyne Snodgrass explores in vivid detail the historical context in which these stories were told, the part they played in Jesus' overall message, and the ways in which they have been interpreted in the church and the academy. Snodgrass begins by surveying the primary issues in parables interpretation and providing an overview of other parables—often