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Jesus and the Future : Understanding Jesus Today - David L. Tiede

Jesus and the Future

Understanding Jesus Today

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Published: 1st April 1991
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Jesus' predictions about the future provoked conflict in his own time and continue to provoke controversy today. David Tiede argues that in order to understand Jesus' teaching about the future it is necessary to study the meaning of his affirmations to early Christians and how his message spoke to the religious traditions of Israel. Important passages concerning the future are examined closely, with special attention given to the book of Revelation.

"It was a happy day for the common reader when Cambridge launched its series on 'Understanding Jesus Today.' If the first four titles are a true indication it is time to cheer. These handy 5 1/8" x 7 1/8", neatly, securely, and colorfully bound books are an invitation to 'take up and read.'...All who seek to know more about the Way, the Truth, and the Light in Jesus will applaud this series of handy and handsome little books on a big subject." Congregational Journal "Written for the layperson, these short works are packed with useful and illuminating background for understanding the life and times of Jesus. Readers will have their horizons broadened by evidence provided through extrabiblical sources such as Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Nag Hammadi Library, the Jewish Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, the Jewish historian Josephus, and Roman historians such as Suetonius and Dio Cassius to mention but a few...a valuable resource...stimulating and helpful." James D. Hernando, Advance "...this series has the extraordinary value of bringing to the layperson the critical and contemporary issues of the study of Jesus. Understandable and inviting, the volumes contain excellent study questions, charts, indices and notes." Duncan Ferguson, Presbyterian Survey

Introduction: Jesus and history
Jesus and troubled times
Jesus and the prophets
Jesus and the kingdom
Jesus and the end
A note on sources
Questions for further thought and discussion
Index
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ISBN: 9780521385817
ISBN-10: 0521385814
Series: Understanding Jesus Today
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 110
Published: 1st April 1991
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.6 x 12.3  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.13