New Light on the Words of Jesus (CD)
Author: David Bivin
Product code: CDS93
David Bivin explores 25 sayings of Jesus, which are often misunderstand or find difficult to understand in the light of modern scholarly research into the rabbinic writings, thinking and teaching methods of the 1st century and earlier.
- Introduction, Hebrew Idioms and Parallism
- Hebrew Euphemism and Literalism
- Hebrew Punchlines and Problems
- Hints of Irony and Remez
About the Author
Co-director and co-owner (with his wife, Josa) of Jerusalem Perspective, a unique independent Christian ministry based in Jerusalem which disseminates the results of the Biblical research carried out by David and his colleagues.
David is also a member of the Jerusalem School of Synoptic Research, a think-tank made up of Jewish and Christian scholars dedicated to better understanding the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark and Luke).
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, David has lived in Israel since 1963. He and his family live on the outskirts of Jerusalem.