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A Rabbi Looks at Jesus' Parables.

Author: Frank Stern
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006.
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Intended to appeal to both Christians and Jews, A Rabbi Looks at Jesus' Parables is an introduction to the teachings of Jesus. Each chapter uncovers hidden messages within each of Jesus' parables, compares the similarities and differences in Jesus' thinking to other Jewish sources from first-century Palestine and discusses each parable within its religious and historical context.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Stern, Frank.
A Rabbi Looks at Jesus' Parables.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2006
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Stern
ISBN: 9781461640479 1461640474
OCLC Number: 854521151
Description: 1 online resource (495 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER ONE --
Introduction; Presentation; Translations; What Is a Parable?; What Is Midrash?; Assumptions; Notes; CHAPTER TWO --
The Search for Paradise; The Path of Reason; The Path of Jewish Mysticism; The Path Offered by the Dead Sea Community; The Path the Sages Taught; The Path That Jesus Taught; Images of the Conflagration in Daniel; Images of the Apocalypse in the Dead Sea Scrolls; Images of the Conflagration Jesus Taught; Notes; CHAPTER THREE --
Jesus Teaches in His Hometown Synagogue; A Similar Incident in Matthew. Why Such Significant Gospel Differences?A Similar Incident in Mark; Jesus as a Prophet; Reading the Torah; Notes; CHAPTER FOUR --
The Parable of the Sower; The Parable of the Sower; Notes; CHAPTER FIVE --
The Parable of the Wheat and the Weeds; The Parable of the Wheat and the Weeds; Notes; CHAPTER SIX --
Other Parables about the Kingdom of God; The Parable of the Mustard Seed; The Parable of the Leaven; The Parable of the Hidden Treasure; The Parable of the Valuable Pearl; The Parable of the Fishing Net; The Parable of the Householder; Notes. CHAPTER SEVEN --
More Parables about the Kingdom of GodThe Parable of the Budding Fig Tree; The Parable of the Doorkeeper; The Parable of the Return from a Wedding; The Parable of the Servant Left Alone; The Parable of the Burglar; The Parable of the Flood; The Parable of the Well-Built House; The Parable of Sodom's Destruction; The Parable of the Seed Growing Secretly; Notes; CHAPTER EIGHT --
Parables about Servants and Workers; The Parable of the Steward and His Master's Debts; The Parable of the Tired Servant; The Parable of the Laborers; Notes. CHAPTER NINE --
Parables about Lamps, Light, Salt, and CitiesThe Parable of the Lamp; The Parable of the Salt; The Parable of the City on a Hill; Notes; CHAPTER TEN --
Parables about Vineyards, Orchards, and Fields; The Parable of the Vineyard Owner and His Tenants; The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree; Notes; CHAPTER ELEVEN --
Parables Dealing with Sheep and Money; The Parable of One Lost Sheep; The Parable of One Lost Coin; The Parable of the Ten Coins; The Parable of the Eight Talents; The Parable of the King Who Settles Accounts; The Parable of the Two Debtors; The Parable of the Tower Builder. The Parable of a King Preparing for WarNotes; CHAPTER TWELVE --
The Parable of a Rich Man Who Decided to Enjoy Himself; The Parable of a Rich Man Who Decided to Enjoy Himself; Notes; CHAPTER THIRTEEN --
Parables about Dinners and Banquets; The Parable of the Royal Wedding Feast; The Parable of the Misdressed Wedding Guest; The Parable of the Great Banquet; The Parable of the Ten Maidens; The Parable of the Place of Honor; Notes; CHAPTER FOURTEEN --
Parables about Fathers and Sons; The Parable of the Two Sons and the Vineyard; The Parable of the Father and His Two Sons; Notes. CHAPTER FIFTEEN --
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Intended to appeal to both Christians and Jews, A Rabbi Looks at Jesus' Parables is an introduction to the teachings of Jesus. Each chapter uncovers hidden messages within each of Jesus' parables, compares the similarities and differences in Jesus' thinking to other Jewish sources from first-century Palestine and discusses each parable within its religious and historical context.

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