Contagious Holiness Paperback
Jesus' Meals with Sinners
by Craig L. Blomberg;
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Jesus' "table fellowship" with sinners in the Gospels has been widely agreed to be historically reliable. However, this consensus has recently been challenged, for example, by the claim that the meals in which Jesus participated took the form of Greco-Roman symposia--or that the "sinners" involved were the most flagrantly wicked within Israel's society, not merely the ritually impure or those who did not satisfy strict Pharisaic standards of holiness.
In this excellent and thorough study, Craig L. Blomberg engages with the debate and opens up the significance of the topic. He surveys meals in the Old Testament and the intertestamental period, examines all the Gospel texts relevant to Jesus' eating with sinners, and concludes with contemporary applications.
Contagious Holiness by Craig L. Blomberg was published by Intervarsity Press in June 2005 and is our 52527th best seller. The ISBN for Contagious Holiness is 9781844740833.
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|Page last updated||12th August 2017|
|Author / Artist||Craig L. Blomberg|
|Publisher||Intervarsity Press (June 2005)|
|Number of Pages||216|