Elective for MDiv or DMin― 3 credits. No Prerequisite.
Did you know that there are many types of parables? And that Jesus was a master of the effective use of language?
This course serves as a much-needed introductory guide on the “how” and “what” of the teachings of Jesus from the perspective of yet another biblical scholar, Dr. Robert Stein. It will prove beneficial in understanding how God speaks, therefore comprehending Him better.
He additionally provides an excellent analysis of the main schools of interpretation on the Kingdom of God as Jesus taught it, a critical topic.
Textbook: The Method and Message of Jesus’ Teachings, Revised Edition, Robert H. Stein , 203 pages, Paperback, Amazon Prime $22.55; used from $4.32 + shipping.
Biblical Interpretation and Preaching
Robert H. Stein
Robert H. Stein is senior professor emeritus of New Testament interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky; previously teaching at Bethel Seminary. A world-renowned scholar of the Synoptic Gospels, he has authored of several books, including A Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible, Studying the Synoptic Gospels, Luke, and Jesus the Messiah. He wrote the commentary on Mark in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament and on Luke. PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary.