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What the Gospels meant

Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English.

About the Edition

Examines the goals, methods, and styles of the evangelists and how these shaped the gospels' messages. The earliest book, Mark, emphasizes Jesus the sufferer; in Matthew, Jesus the teacher; in Luke, Jesus the reconciler; and in John, Jesus the mystic.

Table of Contents

Introduction: What is a Gospel?
Mark : report from the suffering body of Jesus
Persecution in Syria
Messianic signs
Mark's artistry
Matthew : report from the teaching body of Jesus
Birth narrative
Sermon on the mount
Death and resurrection
Luke : report from the reconciling body of Jesus
Nativity
A Jesus for outcasts
A healing death
John : report from the mystical body of Jesus
Word into world
The inner life
Life out of death
Epilogue: How to read the Gospels.

Edition Notes

Originally published: Viking, 2008.

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
226/.06
Library of Congress
BS2555.52 .W55 2008

The Physical Object

Pagination
209 pages ;
Number of pages
209

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26266964M
Internet Archive
isbn_9780143115120
ISBN 10
014311512X
ISBN 13
9780143115120
OCLC/WorldCat
299575571
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