Item description for What Did Jesus Do?: Gospel Profiles of Jesus' Personal Conduct by F. Scott Spencer & Scott F. Spencer...
What Would Jesus Do? is a popular phrase in Christian circles, but answers to that question might be more on-target if we spent more time exploring, as Scott Spencer has, What Did Jesus Do? Spencer examines both the Synoptics and the Gospel of John as he tries to catch a wide-angled vision of Jesus' behavior in the gospels. Rather than focus on sayings or pronouncements as an authoritative code of conduct, he studies Jesus' deeds or actions as keys to his identity and vocation. While not ignoring Jesus' teaching, this study is more interested in discovering how Jesus personally lived up to his own moral instruction -- his personal conduct. Chapters are devoted to Jesus' actions with respect to his family, his friends, his body, his possessions, his work, his reputation, and the environment. Spencer suggests paths -- and pitfalls -- for relating Jesus' personal conduct to individual behavior, how we might move from what Jesus did in the New Testament to what we should do today. F. Scott Spencer is Professor of New Testament at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Virginia and is the author of The Portrait of Philip in Acts: A Study of Roles and Relations and Acts. He is the Chair of the New Testament section for the Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion.
Citations And Professional Reviews What Did Jesus Do?: Gospel Profiles of Jesus' Personal Conduct by F. Scott Spencer & Scott F. Spencer has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Choice - 03/01/2004 page 1314
Publishers Weekly - 08/11/2003 page 276
Library Journal - 10/01/2003 page 83
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Studio: Trinity Press International
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.98" Width: 6.06" Height: 0.71" Weight: 1.09 lbs.
Release Date Aug 26, 2003
Publisher Trinity Press International
ISBN 1563383926 ISBN13 9781563383922
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More About F. Scott Spencer & Scott F. Spencer
F. Scott Spencer is professor of New Testament at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond.
F. Scott Spencer has published or released items in the following series...