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Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes Cultural Studies in 1 Corinthians

Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes Cultural Studies in 1 Corinthians

by Kenneth E. Bailey

Paul was a Hebrew of the Hebrews, steeped in the learning of his people. But he was also a Roman citizen who widely traveled the Mediterranean basin, and was very knowledgeable of the dominant Greek and Roman culture of his day. These two mighty rivers of influence converge in Paul's first letter to the Corinthians. With razor-sharp at… Read more…

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes: Cultural Studies in the Gospels

Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes: Cultural Studies in the Gospels

by Kenneth E. Bailey

Beginning with Jesus' birth, Ken Bailey leads you on a kaleidoscopic study of Jesus throughout the four Gospels. Bailey examines the life and ministry of Jesus with attention to the Lord's Prayer, the Beatitudes, Jesus' relationships with women, and especially Jesus' parables. Through it all, Bailey employs his trademark e… Read more…

The Good Shepherd: A Thousand-Year Journey from Psalm 23 to the New Testament

The Good Shepherd: A Thousand-Year Journey from Psalm 23 to the New Testament

by Kenneth E. Bailey

Logos Bookstores' 2015 Best Book in Theology/Doctrine/Reference "The Lord is my shepherd." Thus begins the most beloved of all Psalms—and thus begins a thousand-year journey through the Bible. Prophets, apostles and Jesus himself took up this image from David, reshaping it, developing it and … Read more…

Pablo a través de los ojos mediterráneos

Pablo a través de los ojos mediterráneos

by Kenneth E. Bailey

En este innovador estudio de la Primera carta a los Corintios, Kenneth Bailey examina esta carta canónica a través de la formación judía socio-cultural y retórica de Pablo y a través del contexto mediterráneo de los corintios. Revelando las raíces de la carta en el hebreo tradicional profético, su organización intencional teológica … Read more…

Jacob & the Prodigal: How Jesus Retold Israel's Story

Jacob & the Prodigal: How Jesus Retold Israel's Story

by Kenneth E. Bailey

Israel, the community to which Jesus belonged, took its name from their patriarch Jacob. His story of exile and return was their story as well. In the well-known tale of the prodigal son, Jesus reshaped the story in his own way and for his own purposes. In this work, Kenneth E. Bailey compares the Old Testament saga and the New Testament parable. He… Read more…

The Cross and the Prodigal: Luke 15 Through the Eyes of Middle Eastern Peasants

The Cross and the Prodigal: Luke 15 Through the Eyes of Middle Eastern Peasants

by Kenneth E. Bailey

Honored in 2006 as a "Year's Best Book for Preachers" by Preaching magazine. Where is the cross in the parable of the prodigal son? For centuries, Muslims have called attention to the father's forgiveness in this parable in order to question the need for a Mediator between humanity and God. In The Cross the Prodigal, Kenneth E. Baile… Read more…