The Parables: Jewish Tradition and Christian Interpretation

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Hendrickson Publ, Mar 1, 2008 - Religion - 332 pages
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Young examines the parables that best illustrate the parallels between the rabbinic and Gospel parables. Young challenges readers to remember that first-century Judaism was not merely the backdrop for Jesus' teachings but the very stage from which Jesus delivered the message of the kingdom.

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Dr. Young is one of this country's foremost authorities on Jesus' rabbinic method of teaching. If you want to sit at the feet of Jesus and really learn what it means to be a disciple I suggest you ... Read full review


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More information about the author on the site wouldhave been helpful. I would not have bought the book once I knew more about the author. I guess in the future I will research before buying, but I thought the overstock site would have had more info. Read full review

About the author (2008)

Brad H. Young (PhD, Hebrew University) is professor of biblical studies in the Graduate School of Theology at Oral Roberts University. In addition to his well-known research on the life of Jesus, he has devoted much energy to Jewish-Christian interfaith dialogue. He is the author of many books, including "Meet the Rabbis: Rabbinic Thought and the Teachings of Jesus", "Paul the Jewish Theologian", and "Jesus the Jewish Theologian".

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