The Life of Jesus Christ

The Life of Jesus Christ : Updated and Revised Edition

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Through the years there have been many biographies of Christ published but none have endured in popularity and demand as this work. It was first published in 1884, and translated into many foreign languages, but now for the first time it is updated and revised, leaving the majority of the original material intact. It is easy to see why this work has seen continued success. The details of Christ's life are presented in a vibrant and cohesive style that brings brings alive the life of Christ. Stalker, a noted Scottish theologian, has carefully crafted a doctrinally sound and accurate masterpiece on the life of Jesus Christ that will long outlast the modern attempts at portraying his life. The language and format was updated for modern readers, and the English Standard Version (ESV) has been used for a modern translation of scripture. Maps and timelines have been added to provide the most recent scholarly research. An updated bibliography and index of subjects is also provided to assist the user in accessing the material. The chapters include - The Birth, Infancy, and Youth of Jesus - The Nation and the Time - The Final Stages of His Preparation - The Year of Obscurity - The Year of Public Favor - The Year of Opposition - The End - Hints for Teachers and Questions for Pupils conclude this work. A suitable resource intended for laypeople who want to know more about Jesus Christ, whether in seminary courses, college classrooms, homeschooling (grade 8 and up), church groups or personal study. "Mr. Stalker gives a masterly miniature and thousands will see more of Jesus in it than in the life-sized portraits." - Charles H. Spurgeon, "Prince of Preachers." "It is remarkable for its originality of method, clearness of style, comprehensiveness of view, and suggestiveness of matter." - William M. Taylor, D.D.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 099480606X
  • 9780994806062

About James M Stalker

JAMES M. STALKER (1848-1927) was a noted Scottish Presbyterian minister and scholar. He was the minster at St. Brycedale, Kirkcaldy, and St. Matthew's, Glasgow. He was also Professor of Church History, Free Church College, 1902-1924. He is also the author of many works including The Trial and Death of Jesus Christ, The Life of Saint Paul, and Imago Christi. DAVID E. GRAVES (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) has been involved in teaching the Bible and archaeology for more then thirty-five years and is currently an Assistant Professor at Liberty University, School of Divinity. He is the author of The Seven Messages of Revelation and Vassal Treaties; Key Themes of the Old Testament; Key Themes of the New Testament; The Location of Sodom; Biblical Archaeology Vol. 1 and Vol. 2; and has authored a number of articles on the Bible and archaeology.
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