The Christ of the Miracle Stories: Portrait Through Encounter  -     By: Wendy J. Cotter C.S.J.
Buy Item $2.99 Retail: $30.00 Save 90% ($27.01) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Christ of the Miracle Stories: Portrait Through Encounter

Baker Books / 2010 / Paperback

$2.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $30.00
|
Save 90% ($27.01)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW039508

Current Promotions

Product Description

An expert on the Greco-Roman world explores the miracle stories of the Gospels in their Hellenistic context, illuminating what they reveal about the person, character, and power of Jesus: his generosity, kindness, understanding, and compassion in response to unreasonable demands for help. The book contextualizes the petitioners' behavior and speech against their cultural backdrop and refocuses attention from the miracle accounts themselves to the way Jesus responds to the petitioners.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 250
Vendor: Baker Books
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0801039509
ISBN-13: 9780801039508
Availability: In Stock

Related Products

  1. Jesus the Miracle Worker: A Historical and Theological Study
    Jesus the Miracle Worker: A Historical and Theological Study
    Graham H. Twelftree
    Inter-Varsity Press / 1999 / Trade Paperback
    $24.99 Retail: $36.00 Save 31% ($11.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW15961
  2. The Miracles of Jesus
    The Miracles of Jesus
    David Otto
    Abingdon Press / 2000 / Trade Paperback
    $8.49 Retail: $10.99 Save 23% ($2.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW90204
  3. Jesus and the Miracle Tradition
    Jesus and the Miracle Tradition
    Paul Achtemeier
    Cascade Books / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $33.75
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 04/04/15.
    CBD Stock No: WW523646
  4. Is the New Testament Reliable?
    Is the New Testament Reliable?
    Paul Barnett
    Inter-Varsity Press / 2005 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $16.00 Save 31% ($5.01)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW827684

Publisher's Description

An expert on the Greco-Roman world explores the miracle stories of the Gospels in their Hellenistic context, illuminating what they reveal about the person, character, and power of Jesus: his generosity, kindness, understanding, and compassion in response to unreasonable demands for help. The book contextualizes the petitioners' behavior and speech against their cultural backdrop and refocuses attention from the miracle accounts themselves to the way Jesus responds to the petitioners.

Author Bio

Wendy J. Cotter, CSJ (PhD, University of St. Michael's College, Toronto), is associate professor of Scripture at Loyola University, Chicago. She is also the author of Miracles in Greco-Roman Antiquity: A Sourcebook for the Study of New Testament Miracle Stories.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Conversations with Scripture: Acts of the Apostles
    Conversations with Scripture: Acts of the Apostles
    C.K. Robertson
    Church Publishing Inc. / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $8.91 Retail: $18.00 Save 50% ($9.09)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW223722
  2. That Amazing Place
    That Amazing Place
    John Tiner
    Barbour Publishing / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $1.29 Retail: $4.99 Save 74% ($3.70)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW608970
  3. A Peaceable Hope: Contesting Violent Eschatology in New Testament Narratives
    A Peaceable Hope: Contesting Violent Eschatology in New Testament Narratives
    David J. Neville
    Baker Academic / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $11.00 Retail: $26.00 Save 58% ($15.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW048517
  4. Emergence Christianity: What It Is, Where It Is Going, and Why It Matters
    Emergence Christianity: What It Is, Where It Is Going, and Why It Matters
    Phyllis Tickle
    Baker Books / 2012 / Hardcover
    $4.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 75% ($15.00)
    3 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW013553
    Video

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search