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Parallel lives of Jesus : a guide to the four gospels

Author: Edward Adams
Publisher: Louisville, KY : Westminster John Knox Press, 2011.
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This is an introductory guide to the four New Testament Gospels as overlapping accounts of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus, each with its own distinctive emphases and concerns. Part One deals first with the fact that there are four Gospels in the canon and looks at how the fourfold Gospel emerged. The literary relationships between the Gospels are dealt with next, followed by the composition of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Introductions
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Adams, Edward.
Parallel lives of Jesus.
Louisville, KY : Westminster John Knox Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011033183
(OCoLC)747232699
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Adams
ISBN: 9781611641547 1611641543
OCLC Number: 810933371
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 195 pages)
Contents: Getting to grips with the gospels --
Four narratives, one story --
The gospel according to Mark --
The gospel according to Matthew --
The gospel according to Luke --
The gospel according to John --
The baptism of Jesus --
The feeding of the five thousand --
The walking on the water --
The transfiguration --
The death of Jesus --
The empty tomb.
Responsibility: Edward Adams.

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This is an introductory guide to the four New Testament Gospels as overlapping accounts of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus, each with its own distinctive emphases and concerns. Part One deals first with the fact that there are four Gospels in the canon and looks at how the fourfold Gospel emerged. The literary relationships between the Gospels are dealt with next, followed by the composition of the Gospels. Part Two looks at each Gospel, its structure, contents, style and narrative technique, its presentation of Jesus and its particular interests and themes.

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