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仸  Format Kindle Read [ ഇ Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi ] ꖨ Ebook Author Amy Jill Levine 껇 仸 Format Kindle Read [ ഇ Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi ] ꖨ Ebook Author Amy Jill Levine 껇 As subversive as any parable, this shakes the faithful where we most need to be shaken, showing how close we have come to disarming some of Jesus most potent teachings Every new book from Levine startles me with its brilliance and pluck, but this one goes next to my Bible Barbara Brown Taylor, author of Learning to Walk in the Dark In this brilliant book Amy Jill Levine invites her audience to read the parables of Jesus through a Jewish lens The result is a series of stunning new insights into our religious heritage Levine, a Jewish New Testament scholar of enormous depth, powerfully illumines both Jesus and the Christian story John Shelby Spong, author of The Fourth Gospel Tales of a Jewish Mystic Jesuss parables have been sanitized, spiritualized, and allegorized for so many generations that it can only be called Good News when another wise Jewish teacher calls a halt In this wonderfully readable book, not only could Jesus spin a yarn, he could challenge whole world views in the process Dr Ben Witherington, III, Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies, Asbury Theological Seminary Levine will change how you think about Jesus and the stories he told With her characteristic wit and learned, iconoclastic imagination, Levine presses readers of the parables especially Christian readers to question their assumptions, curb their biases, and read Jesuss words afresh with ancient eyes A provocative read Peter Enns, author of The Bible Tells Me So This is probably the best book on parables available today brief, informative, witty, and very interesting A perfect introduction for the merely curious, but even passionate readers who have lived with these stories for decades will find their eyes and hearts opened by Levines provocative insights Mark Allan Powell, editor of the HarperCollins Bible Dictionary Those who view parables as easy nuggets of feel good sentiment need to think again Levine shows how despite their brevity, Jesuss tales have disturbed from the very beginning and she shows how the biblical stories defiance of narrow understandings and application is reason for celebration Publishers Weekly starred review Amy Jill Levine offers new translations of the parables, recovering the sense of provocation and challenge they would have presented to their first century audiences The Jesus we see here came up with inventive ways to challenge his listeners, and didnt allow them easy answers or room for self congratulation Boston Globe Levines volume doesnt simply challenge standard readings, it demolishes them It wittily and carefully and thoroughly and relentlessly rips the parables from our all knowing hands and un domesticates them and gives them back to us in a form which Jesus himself doubtlessly intended Jim West, Zwinglius Redivivus In Short Stories by Jesus, Amy Jill Levine revisits the parables with an eye to how even these simple and straightforward stories unsettle and challenge Publishers Weekly Short Stories by Jesus is a valuable work of criticism that asks us to reimagine Jesus as teacher who is concerned about the lives and the conditions of his followers, not merely in the condition of their souls in an afterlife National Catholic ReporterThe renowned biblical scholar, author of The Misunderstood Jew, and general editor for The Jewish Annotated New Testament interweaves history and spiritual analysis to explore Jesus most popular teaching parables, exposing their misinterpretations and making them lively and relevant for modern readers.Jesus was a skilled storyteller and perceptive teacher who used parables from everyday life to effectively convey his message and meaning Life in first century Palestine was very different from our world today, and many traditional interpretations of Jesus stories ignore this disparity and have often allowed anti Semitism and misogyny to color their perspectives.In this wise, entertaining, and educational book, Amy Jill Levine offers a fresh, timely reinterpretation of Jesus narratives In Short Stories by Jesus, she analyzes these problems with parables, taking readers back in time to understand how their original Jewish audience understood them Levine reveals the parables connections to first century economic and agricultural life, social customs and morality, Jewish scriptures and Roman culture With this revitalized understanding, she interprets these moving stories for the contemporary reader, showing how the parables are not just about Jesus, but are also about usand when read rightly, still challenge and provoke us two thousand years later. 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    • Format Kindle
    • 355 pages
    • Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi
    • Amy Jill Levine
    • Anglais
    • 2016-06-06T02:54+02:00