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1990

Biblical Studies

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Messianic Exegesis And The Call Of Nathanael (John 1:45-51), Craig R. Koester Jun 1990

Messianic Exegesis And The Call Of Nathanael (John 1:45-51), Craig R. Koester

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The Fourth Gospel In A Three-Year Lectionary, Craig R. Koester Jan 1990

The Fourth Gospel In A Three-Year Lectionary, Craig R. Koester

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The Gospel of John does not march in step with the other gospels. Perhaps this is why the framers of the three-year lectionary now used by many Christian churches found it so difficult to domesticate John. The readings from Matthew, Mark, and Luke proceed in measured pace, one gospel per year, while the Fourth Gospel appears sporadically throughout the lectionary, claiming a premier role on festival days, dominating the Easter season, and making occasional guest appearances. Yet since there is no “Year of John,” those who preach from the lectionary face the formidable task of capturing this “maverick” gospel without ...


'The Savior Of The World' (John 4:42), Craig R. Koester Jan 1990

'The Savior Of The World' (John 4:42), Craig R. Koester

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Jesus’ encounter with the Samaritan woman in John 4 draws on themes of Roman imperialism and Samaria’s colonial history. The Samaritan townspeople call Jesus “the Savior of the world” (4:42), a title used for Roman emperors from Julius Caesar to Hadrian. They go out to meet Jesus and welcome him to their town, a practice used to welcome emperors and other dignitaries. Using a title of empire-wide significance emphasizes that Jesus now transcends older national divisions. The Samaritan woman speaks as an individual and representative of her people. Her personal history with five husbands parallels her national history ...


Book Review Of Daniel On Solid Ground, By Arthur J. Ferch, Jacques R. Doukhan Jan 1990

Book Review Of Daniel On Solid Ground, By Arthur J. Ferch, Jacques R. Doukhan

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Book Review Of Pastoral Ethics: Professional Responsibilities Of The Clergy, By Gaylord Noyce, Miroslav Kis Jan 1990

Book Review Of Pastoral Ethics: Professional Responsibilities Of The Clergy, By Gaylord Noyce, Miroslav Kis

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