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Sinners : Jesus and his earliest followers

Author: Greg Carey
Publisher: Waco : Baylor University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores how transgression contributed to early Christian identity in the Gospels, "Acts", "Letters of Paul", and "Revelation". This book examines Jesus as a friend of sinners, challenger of purity  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Carey
OCLC Number: 851314648
Description: XIII, 221 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface Chapter 1: "How Do You Know Sheas a (Sinner)?" Chapter 2: Jesus, Friend of Sinners Chapter 3: Jesus and Impurity Chapter 4: We Were Deadbeats, Me and Paul Chapter 5: Jesus the Convicted Seditionist Interlude: The Sinless Jesus? Chapter 6: The Scandal(s) of the Cross Chapter 7: Flirting with Respectability Chapter 8: Persecuted Epilogue: Sinners in the Life of the Church
Responsibility: Greg Carey.
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This book surprises the reader with discoveries that make its theme come alive with a renewed appreciation for how rhetorical subjects are embedded inextricably in the human experience. The writing Read more...

 
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