Charles Sigel,Mitchell Mackinem's Did He Say That?: The Difficult Words of Jesus PDF

By Charles Sigel,Mitchell Mackinem

ISBN-10: 1498280617

ISBN-13: 9781498280617

ISBN-10: 1498280633

ISBN-13: 9781498280631

This e-book explores a few of the "difficult" sayings of Jesus. they're "hard" sayings simply because during the centuries those sayings problem the church and proceed to problem us. This learn explores either how the church via its heritage has dealt with those sayings and what those sayings may perhaps say to us this present day. Over the centuries there were many makes an attempt to melt those announcing to cause them to extra palatable to the modern church. This ebook explores those possible choices whereas permitting the reader or type to return to their very own solutions in regards to the that means of those passages. via cautious exam of the wording, keyword phrases, ancient context, and the old makes an attempt to appreciate the "hard" announcing, this ebook will enable the reader or category to discover the announcing in better element and clarity.

"There are a few passages of scripture that pastors are likely to steer clear of if attainable. right here Dr. Charles Sigel tackles those tricky passages with a readability and knowledge that displays his decades of training. This booklet can help any reader dig deeper into those tricky sayings of Jesus and notice past a number of makes an attempt through the years to mute their value for our lives." 
--Herman Yoos, Bishop of the South Carolina bankruptcy of the ELCA

"With the capable guidance of Mitchell Mackinem, Sigel once more demonstrates why he's probably the most respected and well known lecturers of the scriptures around. In this newest publication he applies his attribute erudition, pedagogical dexterity, and deep religious perception to a couple of the main tricky texts within the New testomony, inviting readers into prayerful mirrored image approximately them. i glance ahead to utilizing this obtainable and interesting textual content in my very own classes."  
--Wayne C. Kannaday, Professor of faith, division of Humanities, Newberry College

"Those who studied with Sigel can't overlook his lectures. They have been continuously attractive, tough, and level-headed within the better of scholarship and culture, yet by no means took scholars down previous paths. Readers will locate a lot of a similar clean engagement with the biblical passages during this little publication, that is certain to be the springboard for engrossing dialog in addition to a deeper figuring out of those texts."
--H. Julian Gordy, Bishop, ELCA Southeastern Synod

Charles Sigel is professor emeritus on the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Columbia, South Carolina, the place he taught Greek and New testomony. considering that his retirement, Charlie Sigel has persisted to educate either specialist clergy and lay contributors via his many seminars and classes.

Mitchell Mackinem is an affiliate Professor of Sociology at Claflin collage. he's a Sunday tuition instructor at solid Shepherd Lutheran Church in Columbia, South Carolina, with over 20 years of expertise educating adults and youth.

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