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Number of Pages: 208
Publication Date: 2015
|Dimensions: 11.00 X 8.50 (inches)|
Mark: Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament [ZECNT]Mark L. Strauss, Clinton E. ArnoldZondervan / 2014 / Hardcover$32.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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Four Portraits, One Jesus: A Survey of Jesus and the GospelsMark L. StraussZondervan / 2007 / Hardcover$31.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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How to Read the Bible in Changing Times: Understanding and Applying God's Word TodayMark L. StraussBaker Books / 2011 / Trade Paperback$15.005 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
This workbook accompanies Mark L. Strausss Four Portraits, One Jesus. Following the textbooks structure, it offers readings from the Gospels, activities, and exercises designed to support the students learning experience and enhance their comprehension of what can be known from the Gospels about the central defining subject of Christianity, Jesus of Nazareth.
Four Portraits, One Jesus is a thorough yet accessible introduction to the four biblical Gospels and their subject, the life and person of Jesus. Like different artists rendering the same subject using different styles and points of view, the Gospels paint four highly distinctive portraits of the same remarkable Jesus. With clarity and insight, Mark Strauss illuminates these four books, first addressing their nature, origin, methods for study, and historical, religious, and cultural backgrounds. He then moves on to closer study of each narrative and its contribution to our understanding of Jesus, investigating things such as plot, characters, and theme. Finally, he pulls it all together with a detailed examination of what the Gospels teach about Jesus ministry, message, death, and resurrection, with excursions into the quest for the historical Jesus and the historical reliability of the Gospels.
Mark Strauss (PhD, Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary in San Diego. He has written The Davidic Messiah in Luke-Acts; Distorting Scripture?: The Challenge of Bible Translation and Gender Accuracy; Luke in the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Background Commentary series; and Mark in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament.