Jesus says, "The Scriptures point to me " (John 5:39 NLT). But what does that mean exactly? The twenty-seven books of the New Testament are largely a commentary on the Old Testament, and each part of the Bible is a signpost to Jesus. Once this is properly understood, everyth... Read More
Jesus says, "The Scriptures point to me " (John 5:39 NLT). But what does that mean exactly?
The twenty-seven books of the New Testament are largely a commentary on the Old Testament, and each part of the Bible is a signpost to Jesus. Once this is properly understood, everything changes, including our own identities. In this magisterial work you will discover a Jesus who is larger, more glorious, and more challenging than most of us have ever imagined.
Biographies of Jesus generally have been written by those trying to investigate the historical Jesus with little attention given to the grand narrative of Scripture. On the flip side, those interested in tracing the theology of Scripture are typically disinterested in historical Jesus studies. These two approaches have yet to converge . . . until now.
"Jesus" is written for the average reader as well as scholars. Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola (authors of "Jesus Manifesto") unfold the greatest story ever told in a fresh and invigorating way. So whether you are a seasoned Christian, a new believer, or someone who is intrigued by Jesus, this book unveils the discoveries of a lifetime, transforming the tired and familiar way we have read the Bible into an electrifying journey of rediscovering Christ.
"Introducing a new kind of Jesus biography."
In this compellingl work, authors Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola reclaim the entire Bible as a gripping narrative about Jesus Christ.
Virtually every other "Jesus biography" begins with the nativity account in Bethlehem. In this groundbreaking book, Sweet and Viola begin before time, in the Triune God, and tell the complete interconnected story of Jesus from Genesis to Revelation.
"Jesus: A Theography" is the first book ever written to combine historical Jesus studies with biblical theology, crafting together one breathtaking saga that tells the Jesus story in both Old and New Testaments. This flagship book demonstrates clearly that every bit of Scripture is part of the same stunning drama, what the authors refer to as the "theography" of Jesus Christ.
- Store Only: Yes
- Product type: Book
- Format: Hardcover
- Release Date: Sep 5, 2012
- UPC: 9780849947025
- Height: 1.5
- Width: 6.6
- Length: 9.4
- Volumes/Discs: 1
- Pages: 419
- Publish Date: Oct 1, 2012
- Language: English
- BISAC: "REL006040"
- ISBN: 0849947022
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- Jesus from ALL the Holy Scriptures by Geni on 10/20/2012
Leonard Sweet, Frank Viola ©2012
Thomas Nelson Publishers
310 pp. plus 110 pp. appendix and notes (Hdbk)
Jesus a Theography is the story of God from both the Old and New Testaments, focusing on His role as the Christ. The authors discuss the appearances and shadows of Jesus in Old Testament people, places, structures and events. They show that he existed before time and fulfills God’s purposes for all earth and humanity.
The authors prove that the entire Bible is about Jesus. By always studying all the Scriptures to see Jesus we understand who God truly is. Only by studying the Scriptures in this way will we fully know our place in His plans for the earth and for His people.
Sweet and Viola have written a book to read, reread and treasure all of one’s life. Readers will compare data from Jesus, A Theograpy to our entire Bible. Don’t be put off by the thickness of this study of Jesus’ life. The writing is clear and understandable, although intellectually documented.
Jesus a Theography is written for lay readers to profit from and grow in understanding our life with God.