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The Gospels and The Teachings of Jesus : An Introduction for Laymen
The Gospels and The Teachings of Jesus An Introduction for Laymen Author:John S. Ruef This is an approach to Bible study which prepares the individual to make a convincing statement about his faith in the world today. A portion of the book, published as Understanding the Gospels in 1962, was enthusiastically received - — "This book will be most helpful for those wrestling with the limitations of the literal interpretation of scri... more »pture, yet hesitant to cast loose from literalism for fear of drifting aimlessly in a fog of liberal theories." - Presbyterian Survey
"It is hard to keep from being extravagant about this small booklet. It is clear, it is engaging, it is packed, it is exciting, and it demands discussion in a way that simply must involve those who are doing the discussing."
"Any intelligent adult class, even an adult confirmation class, could hardly get off to a better start than by getting its teeth into Dr. Ruef's work." - The Living Church
This revised and greatly expanded edition contains a major new section on the teachings of Jesus. Each chapter can be used as a study unit.
Dr. John S. Ruef is Associate Professor of the Literature and Interpretation of the New Testament at Berkeley Seminary, New Haven, Connecticut.« less