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    Jesus of Nazareth in New Testament Preaching (Society for New Testament Studies Monograph) (Paperback) By (author) Graham N. Stanton, Series edited by John Court

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    DescriptionThis book argues that an account of the life and character of Jesus formed an integral part of the early church's preaching. Against many modern scholars, Dr Stanton seeks to show that interest in the life of Jesus was not a late development within primitive Christianity. A study of Luke's Gospel indicates that in his own day reference to the life and character of Jesus was an important part of missionary preaching. In this respect at least, Luke was no innovator. The references in the speeches in Acts to the life of Jesus can be traced to Luke's use of earlier traditions. Dr Stanton then takes up the much-debated question of Paul's interest in Jesus of Nazareth. The author challenges several widely-accepted views from critical conclusions about the nature and purpose of the traditions on which the evangelists drew.


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    Title
    Jesus of Nazareth in New Testament Preaching
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Graham N. Stanton, Series edited by John Court
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 220
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 290 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521609326
    ISBN 10: 0521609321
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.2
    B&T General Subject: 690
    BISAC V2.8: REL006080
    BIC subject category V2: HRCG
    Ingram Subject Code: RY
    Libri: I-RY
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: REL067040
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 232.9009015
    DC21: 232.9009015
    LC classification: BT198 .S69 2004
    BISAC V2.8: REL006220
    DC22: 232.9009/015
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVC
    Edition statement
    Pbk ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    23 December 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Jesus of Nazareth in missionary preaching: Luke's view; 2. Luke's presentation of Jesus in his Gospel; 3. Pre-Lucan traditions about Jesus in the speeches in Acts; 4. Jesus in Paul's preaching; 5. The gospels and ancient biographical writing; 6. Jesus in the gospel traditions; 7. The gospel traditions in the early church; Conclusions; Index of authors; General index.