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Author Spencer, F. Scott (Franklin Scott)

Title What did Jesus do? : gospel profiles of Jesus' personal conduct / F. Scott Spencer
Published Harrisburg, PA : Trinity Press International, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 279 pages)
Contents First questions first -- Family ties -- Friendship bonds -- Body treatments -- Money matters -- Work ethic -- Honor codes -- Last things first
Summary What Would Jesus Do? is a popular phrase in Christian circles, but answers to that question might be more on-target if we spent more time exploring, as Scott Spencer has, What Did Jesus Do?Spencer examines both the Synoptics and the Gospel of John as he tries to catch a wide-angled vision of Jesus' behavior in the gospels. Rather than focus on sayings or pronouncements as an authoritative code of conduct, he studies Jesus' deeds or actions as keys to his identity and vocation. While not ignoring Jesus' teaching, this study is more interested in discovering how Jesus personally lived up to his
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-267) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Jesus Christ -- Biography -- Sources.
Bible. Gospels -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0567419045 (electronic bk.)
9780567419040 (electronic bk.)