Jacob & the Prodigal Paperback
How Jesus retold Israel's story
by Kenneth E. Bailey;
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Jacob & the Prodigal
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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 unpacks similarities freighted with theological significance and differences that often reveal Jesus' particular purposes. Drawing on a lifetime of study in both Middle Eastern culture and the Gospels, Bailey offers here a fresh view of how Jesus interpreted Israel's past, his present and their future.
Jacob & the Prodigal by Kenneth E. Bailey was published by IVP in June 2003 and is our 21758th best seller. The ISBN for Jacob & the Prodigal is 9780830827275.
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Details for Jacob & the Prodigal
|Author / Artist||Kenneth E. Bailey|
|Publisher||IVP (June 2003)|
|Number of Pages||224|
|Page last updated||24th August 2017|