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Title: A New Vision for Israel: The Teachings of Jesus in National Context
Author: McKnight, Scot
Publisher: Wm B Eerdmans (Print on Demand); Publication Date: 1999
Paperback; ISBN: 9780802842121
Volumes: 1; Pages: 263
List Price in Paper: $26.00 Our price: $22.99
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The most important development in recent historical Jesus studies is the attempt to understand the ministry of Jesus in "political" terms. In calling the nation of Israel to repentance, Jesus served as a national prophet concerned with the salvation of Israel.This new book by Scot McKnight furthers this line of inquiry by showing how Jesus' teachings are to be understood in relation to his role as a political figure. McKnight looks closely at Jesus' teachings on God, the kingdom, and ethics, demonstrating in each case how Jesus' mission to restore Israel brings his teachings into a bold new light.