Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes
  • Author : Kenneth E. Bailey
  • Release Date : 20 August 2009
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Genre : Religion
  • Pages : 355
  • ISBN 13 : 9780830875856
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Book Description: Beginning with Jesus' birth, Ken Bailey leads you on a kaleidoscopic study of Jesus throughout the four Gospels, examining the life and ministry of Jesus with attention to the Lord's Prayer, the Beatitudes, Jesus' relationship to women, and especially Jesus' parables. The work dispels the obscurity of Western interpretations with a stark vision of Jesus in his original context.

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes

Author : Kenneth E. Bailey
Publisher : InterVarsity Press
Genre : Religion
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