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Jesus and community

Gerhard Lohfink

Jesus and community

the social dimension of Christian faith

by Gerhard Lohfink

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Published by SPCK in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ.,
  • Church and the world.,
  • Community.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGerhard Lohfink ; translated by John P. Galvin.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17312014M
    ISBN 100281041660
    OCLC/WorldCa12942731

    The Gospel of Mark records with as much accuracy as possible the main events of the life and teachings of Jesus. A record of this kind furnished evidence to support the belief that Jesus was the true Messiah; by believing in Jesus, people could obtain salvation. See also Claire Heartsong, Anna, Grandmother of Jesus: A Message of Wisdom and Love (Santa Clara, CA: S.E.E. Publishing Co, ). Heartsong’s book is “channeled” by Anna, the grandmother of Jesus who describes her life as a year old Essene living at the Essene community on Mount Carmel.

    Together, those books reveal how a particular Christian community dealt with religious tensions during the last few decades of the first century C.E. The Johannine community may have included Christians who migrated to Asia Minor from Palestine after the destruction of .   In other words, one of the chief things that Jesus accomplishes when he redeems us is to restore our capacity for community. Not for a community of people who look and act just like us, but a community made up of people from every tribe and tongue and nation on earth (Revelation ).

      The Community of Jesus chaplain, Episcopal priest Arthur Lane, preached the sermon. The Anglican flag was hoisted in front of the school. Meanwhile, all but a handful of the Grenville staff community swore vows of obedience to the Community’s teaching and submissiveness to the Mothers. Totality occurred on Aug. 21, , when the first total solar eclipse in the United States in 38 years swathed the country from Oregon to South Carolina. It was reported on by a .


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Jesus and community by Gerhard Lohfink Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is an easy read and very informative on how Jesus desires us to live out our lives in community with brothers and sisters. Lohfink gives an explanation of what type of community the church is to be and how we are to live that out.

It also teaches how Jesus did community, with his disciples and in ministry/5(13). Outstanding and very, very important book. It presents Jesus as a community organizer.

He established a community and taught people how to live together in love and justice. The church grows by being a living example of Jesus /5. "Christ and Community: The Gospel Witness to Jesus, by Suzanne Watts Henderson.

One approach to understanding the Gospels as scripture is to consider their functions—specifically, how these writings describe and reinforce essential connections between Jesus Author: Suzanne Watts Henderson. He observes that the book of Luke is full of stories of Jesus at meals.

These accounts lay out biblical principles. Chester notes, “The meals of Jesus represent something bigger.” Six chapters in A Meal with Jesus show how they enact grace, community /5(84). Charles Marsh is Commonwealth Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia and Director of the Project on Lived Theology.

He is the author of several award-winning books, including Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, God's Long Summer, and The Last Days, and coauthor of Welcoming by:   In his book, Jesus and Community, Lohfink introduces his book by way of Adolf von Harnack’s writings about religious individualism and the Kingdom of God presented to individuals.

This thinking has infiltrated the church, which has led to “super-market” churches, geared towards meeting the needs of individuals. The book is an easy read and very informative on how Jesus desires us to live out our lives in community with brothers and sisters.

Lohfink gives an explanation of what type of community the church is to be and how we are to live that out. It also teaches how Jesus did community, with his disciples and in ministry/5(11). Discover the best Children's Jesus Books in Best Sellers.

Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. When they pray for my brokenness, I know that they are sharing in the healing work of Jesus. In our dog-eat-dog, enemies-with their teeth-bared world, when we feel the crush of hostility and of our own failures, to have our Christian community surround us with compassion and encouragement lightens our loads, strengthens us, and gives us the.

More books have been written about Jesus Christ than anyone else in history. What good books you have read about Jesus. Any genre -- theology, novels, biblical studies, historical, biographies, religious or secular, positive or negative, fiction or non-fiction.

This book purports to give insight into the words and deeds of Jesus through imparting contextual information around 1st century Jewish life and custom. Unfortunately it seems written solely for people who had never before realized Jesus was a 1st century Jew and not a white gun-toting Republican/5.

The Community Behind the Gospel of John In chapter 6 of my proposed book Jesus Before the Gospels, after I deal with collective memory in theory, I move on to talk about how Jesus was remembered in three different early Christian communities, those behind the Gospels of Mark (our earliest canonical Gospel), John (our latest canonical Gospel.

The Community of Jesus: A Theology of the Church. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, $ “This thoughtful introduction to the doctrine of the church rightly roots its systematic theology in biblical theology.” That’s my one-sentence endorsement of this book. Now I’ll unpack it.

When I teach the Bible, I focus on five disciplines. Lohfink does a great job in Jesus and Community at consistently reminding us that “Jesus wanted to gather the people of God as a divine counter-society” () so that we might be a light to all people. By sustaining this focus throughout his book, he gives us a greater sense of focus when it comes to our mission.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. This book seeks to reflect the author's interest in Jesus' public aims with regard to Israel and the basic intentions which he had for his community of followers.

Unless otherwise noted, biblical quotations are from the Revised Standard Version. Jesus and Community. () by Gerhard LohfinkFormat: Paperback.

Summary. The Gospel of John is the latest-written of the four biographies of Jesus that have been preserved in the New Testament. Written by a Christian named John, the contents of the book indicate quite clearly that the author was not the John who was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus, for it contains no direct personal references of the type that one would expect from.

Examines Jesus’ public aims with regard to Israel and the basic intentions which he had for his community of followers; Analyzes the ministry of Jesus to discover what the church should look like today; Explores how Jesus gathered God’s existing church, Israel. Paul shows how Jesus created the new covenant family of Abraham through his death and resurrection and the sending of the Spirit.

The Book of Romans is a four-part explanation of the Gospel message written by Paul to the Church in Rome. Since Adam, humans chose to live sinful and selfish lives. The people of Israel tried to obey God and follow. Community Groups; Discussions Best Historical Jesus Books The best books that examine the historical evidence for Jesus.

All Votes Add Books To This List. 1: Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible & Why We Don't Know About Them by. Bart D. Ehrman. avg rating — 8, ratings.

The similarities of Jesus in Islam and in Christianity—for instance, Jesus’ miracles and his birth to the Virgin Mary—may be of more importance than what divides Christians and Muslims. In your book you say that in Islam the “comforter” of John —who Christians understand to be the Holy Spirit—is interpreted to be Muhammad.This is a bibliography of works with information or interpretations of the life and teachings of Jesus.

The list is grouped by date, and sorted within each group (except for the very earliest works) alphabetically by name of author. Jesus of Nazareth (/ ˈ dʒ iː z ə s /; 7–2 BC/BCE to 30–36 AD/CE), commonly referred to as Jesus Christ or simply as Jesus or Christ, is the .Stanley Hauerwas presents an overall introduction to the themes and method that have distinguished his vision of Christian ethics.

Emphasizing the significance of Jesus life and teaching in shaping moral life, The Peaceable Kingdom stresses the narrative character of moral rationality and the necessity of a historic community and tradition for morality/5.