Download PDF by Charles Sigel,Mitchell Mackinem: Did He Say That?: The Difficult Words of Jesus

By Charles Sigel,Mitchell Mackinem

This publication explores the various "difficult" sayings of Jesus. they're "hard" sayings simply because during the centuries those sayings problem the church and proceed to problem us. This research explores either how the church via its historical past has dealt with those sayings and what those sayings may well say to us this day. Over the centuries there were many makes an attempt to melt those announcing to lead them to extra palatable to the modern church. This publication explores those possible choices whereas permitting the reader or type to come back to their very own solutions in regards to the which means of those passages. via cautious exam of the wording, key phrases, old context, and the old makes an attempt to appreciate the "hard" asserting, this booklet will enable the reader or classification to discover the asserting in larger element and clarity.

"There are a few passages of scripture that pastors are inclined to stay away from if attainable. right here Dr. Charles Sigel tackles those tough passages with a readability and knowledge that displays his decades of training. This ebook can assist any reader dig deeper into those tough sayings of Jesus and notice past quite a few makes an attempt through the years to mute their importance for our lives." 
--Herman Yoos, Bishop of the South Carolina bankruptcy of the ELCA

"With the capable tips of Mitchell Mackinem, Sigel once more demonstrates why he's probably the most respected and well known lecturers of the scriptures around. In this most up-to-date booklet he applies his attribute erudition, pedagogical dexterity, and deep religious perception to a few of the main tricky texts within the New testomony, inviting readers into prayerful mirrored image approximately them. i glance ahead to utilizing this available and interesting textual content in my very own classes."  
--Wayne C. Kannaday, Professor of faith, division of Humanities, Newberry College

"Those who studied with Sigel can't put out of your mind his lectures. They have been continually enticing, difficult, and down to earth within the better of scholarship and culture, yet by no means took scholars down previous paths. Readers will locate a lot of a similar clean engagement with the biblical passages during this little publication, that is bound to be the springboard for engrossing dialog in addition to a deeper realizing of those texts."
--H. Julian Gordy, Bishop, ELCA Southeastern Synod

Charles Sigel is professor emeritus on the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Columbia, South Carolina, the place he taught Greek and New testomony. given that his retirement, Charlie Sigel has persevered to educate either expert clergy and lay contributors via his many seminars and classes.

Mitchell Mackinem is an affiliate Professor of Sociology at Claflin collage. he's a Sunday institution instructor at stable Shepherd Lutheran Church in Columbia, South Carolina, with over 20 years of expertise educating adults and youth.

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