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Bibil Identifier bibil:239241
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) The Family Metaphor in Jesus' Teaching, Second Edition
Title (English, ) Gospel Imagery and Application
Author Finlan, Stephen
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature USA 20197
Department Magasin 3
Publishing house Cascade Books
Place Eugene, Oregon
ISBN 978-1-62032-115-7
Edition number 2
Language English
Pages xiv Pages
112 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Reprint
Abstract This revised edition of The Family Metaphor in Jesus' Teaching examines the family metaphors for God (Father) and for believers ("children," "brothers") that Jesus chose to use. Jesus not only held up a child as an example of receptivity, but he defended actual children, warning against despising "one of these little ones." Using current discussions of the "equal-regard family" and of the importance of "human fathering," Stephen Finlan explores how the gospel entails a changed model of parenting and of marriage and a new approach to spiritual growth.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Jesus
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures : Metaphor
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Family
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels
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