Table of Contents:
Part 1: The Discipline of Hearing
1. Exegesis as a Theological Discipline
2. Listening To and Listening For
Part 2: The Presence of the Prior Word
3. Challenged by the Greek Precedent
4. Energized by Jewish Beginnings
5. Paul: Problem and Promise
6. Death and Afterlife in the New Testament
Part 3: The Word as Criterion
7. The Penetrating Word
8. Scripture and Canon
9. The Gospel's Promise of Salvation
Part 4: A Word for Bearers...
The leader guide provides guidance and the suggested schedule for weekly group sessions to enable discussion in small groups of what persons have discovered in their individual reading and study.
Two pages of guidance per session include directions for using the related two-part video segment, procedures for group activity and study related to daily assignments, guidance for use of Gospel Comparisons in-group study of Scripture, and questions for...
Study Manual content illuminates some aspect of the Jesus in the Gospels each week and connects Scripture to daily life and Jesus' call to discipleship.
The overarching aim is to deepen discipleship through better understanding of the biblical texts and their message. The study helps group members understand that Jesus is rooted in Judaism and the Scriptures of Judaism and that Christianity and the New Testament are rooted in the Scriptures of Judaism-our...