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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jesus Christ -- Person and offices -- Biblical teaching.,
  • Kierkegaard, Søren, 1813-1855.,
  • Bible. N.T. Gospels -- Criticism, Narrative.,
  • Narration in the Bible.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-191) and index.

Other titlesJesus, story, and offense.
StatementDavid McCracken.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT205 .M43 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 204 p. ;
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1404913M
ISBN 100195084284
LC Control Number93013093

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The Book of Scandal is the first in the Scandal series by Julia London. The only other book I have read from this author is "Ruthless Charmer" which was some time ago, and I lost track of this author. But after finding a review of this one on goodreads from a fellow friend, I decided to /5.   A scandal in Oxford: the curious case of the stolen gospel in some ways, a standard-issue Oxford don – head in a book, limited social skills, “an absent-minded professor type”, as one.   In The Gospel's Power and Message, Paul Washer addresses these essential elements of Christ's good news and provides a guide to help us rediscover the gospel in all its beauty, scandal, and saving power. May such a rediscovery transform your life, strengthen your proclamation, and bring the greatest glory to s:   In the new book To Cast the First Stone: The Transmission of a Gospel Story (Princeton, ), scholars Jennifer Knust and Tommy Wasserman .

  McCracken’s Scandal of the Gospels opens vistas to which historical criticism and theology seem blind because the Gospels themselves defy reduction to historicism or doctrine. One of the postulates of literary theory for McCracken is that story depends on scandal, on the interruption of accepted reality, of what everybody knows. This book argues that the gospels are in an important sense "occasions for offense." The Jesus of the gospels is a scandal (skandalon, in the original Greek) and he is never more scandalous than when he is speaking in reters of the gospels over the centuries have consistently labored to domesticate the offense or to eliminate it entirely.4/5(3).   The Gospel of Luke tells us that when Jesus died, the curtain was torn. And that’s the scandal of sheer grace that should drive us to our knees in gratitude and worship. He is the general editor of The Gospel Project, and the author of multiple books, including This Is Our Time, Eschatological Discipleship.   The Gospel offends their sense of self-sufficiency. On the other hand, people living in loneliness and despair are often much more willing to taste and see that the Lord is good. [vii] Inside the In Side of the Scandal of the Gospel. Unfortunately, scandal happens within the Christian community.