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The miracle stories of the early Christian tradition

Gerd Theissen

The miracle stories of the early Christian tradition

by Gerd Theissen

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Published by Fortress Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. N.T. Gospels -- Criticism, Form,
  • Miracles

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gerd Theissen ; translated by Francis McDonagh ; edited by John Riches.
    ContributionsRiches, John Kenneth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2555.2 .T4613 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 322 p. ;
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3507189M
    ISBN 100800607007
    LC Control Number82048546

    Title: The Book of Miracles: The Meaning of the Miracle Stories in Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism and Islam By: Kenneth L. Woodward Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 1 pound 2 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WW   A video interview between CPX’s Simon Smart and Craig Keener, Professor of New Testament Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary and author of Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts. In this interview, Craig Keener discusses whether miracles can be taken seriously, and what purpose the miracle stories have in the gospels.

      Furthermore, it has been within the context of the Markan miracle traditions that much, if not most, of the recent research on the theios aner vis-a-vis Christian origins has been conducted. (p. 10) The purpose of Blackburn's study is not to contribute directly to the issue of the historicity of the miracle traditions of Jesus. This story depicts a God who cares about individuals and shows that those empowered by God can be holy messengers. In the New Testament, Jesus’ miracle stories can be read to reflect the mercy and compassion of God. The Gospels make it plain that the reason Jesus could work such miracles is that he, as the Son of God, was filled with the Holy.

    Many Christians have given up believing in miracles. For them, the age of miracles belongs to the early church, when awe-inspiring events—like Moses parting the red sea, the virgin birth, and.   Miracle Stories. 1. Set the miracle story in the context of the miracle stories in the Gospels. (1) Analyze the miracle story with reference to the component motifs which are present. For details see Gerd Theißen, The Miracle Stories of the Early Christian Tradition, trans. F. McDonaugh (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, ),


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A structuralist study of the various forms of miracle stories in the Early Christian Era. Translated into English by Francis McDonagh; edited by John Riches. Seller Inventory #   The Miracle Stories of the Early Christian Tradition - Kindle edition by Theissen, Gerd.

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Composition Within the Framework Genre --Part Three: Miracle Stories as Symbolic Actions The Social Function of Primitive Christian Miracle Stories The Function of Primitive Christian Miracle Stories in the History of Ancient Religion The Existential Function of Primitive Christian Miracle Stories --Bibliography --Index.

Series. 1: Miracle stories as structured forms (synchronic approach) --Characters: catalogue, field and composition --Motifs --Themes --Genres --pt. 2: Miracle stories as reproduced narratives (diachronic approach) --The variation of the motifs --The narrative reproduction of the individual stories --Composition within the framework genre --pt.

The Miracle Stories of the Early Christian Tradition byTheissen, Gerd, The Miracle Stories of the Early Christian Tradition is a form-critical study of the miracle stories recorded in the gospels.

Building upon classic form critical methods, Gerd Theissen provides analysis based upon one synoptic literary form. Motifs, themes, and genres of the miracle stories are explored at length.

Unlike one dimensional studies, Theissen takes an integrated approach examining. For the first time in a single volume, Kenneth Woodward presents both the familiar and more obscure miracle stories of the great saints, sages, and spiritual masters of Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam -- and explains their meaning in the context of the sacred scriptures of each tradition.

The Book of Miracles charts a journey from ancient to modern -- from the Prophet. For the first time in a single volume, Kenneth Woodward presents both the familiar and more obscure miracle stories of the great saints, sages, and spiritual masters of Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam -- and explains their meaning in the context of the sacred scriptures of each tradition.

The Book of Miracles charts a Reviews: 3. Click to read more about The Miracle Stories of the Early Christian Tradition by Gerd Theissen. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5(1). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Miracle Stories of the Early Christian Tradition by Gerd Theissen (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Thus the oral Traditions of the Church and the Sunday liturgy (public worship service) were vitally important to teach and guide the early Christian community.

Persecution of Christianity under Roman rulers lasted nearly years, until the Emperor Constantine issued the Edict of Milan in AD, which mandated complete toleration of. For the first time in a single volume, Kenneth Woodward presents both the familiar and more obscure miracle stories of the great saints, sages, and spiritual masters of Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam -- and explains their meaning in the context of the sacred scriptures of each tradition.

The Book of Miracles charts a. The history of Christianity concerns the Christian religion, Christian countries, and the Church with its various denominations, from the 1st century to the present.

Christianity originated with the ministry of Jesus in the 1st century Roman province of ing to the Gospels, Jesus was a Jewish teacher and healer who proclaimed the imminent kingdom of God and was crucified c.

AD 30– The Desert Fathers (along with Desert Mothers) were early Christian hermits, ascetics, and monks who lived mainly in the Scetes desert of Egypt beginning around the third century Apophthegmata Patrum is a collection of the wisdom of some of the early desert monks and nuns, in print as Sayings of the Desert most well known was Anthony the Great, who moved to the desert in AD.

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 3. Synoptic tradition.” Theissen spends roughly 10 pages of his page book, Miracle Stories of the Early Christian Tradition, on healing miracles. Eve, 1. 3 texts, and present an argument for why healing miracles were so important to both the Synoptic.

The point is strongly reinforced when we recall that early Christianity was a thoroughly Jewish movement, for the Jewish tradition had always put a strong emphasis on the role of eyewitnesses.

Only by appealing to credible eyewitnesses could one certify a claim as factual (e.g., Jer12; Ruth ; Isaiah ). TY - BOOK. T1 - Jairus's Daughter and the Haemorrhaging Woman: Tradition and Interpretation of an Early-Christian Miracle Story.

AU - Zwiep, A.W. Cousiza2 Very balanced perspective. Great read. Out of interest, if one acknowledges the reporting in the gospels of miracles as not being added in later, coupled to the independent witness by early church fathers about miracles – and to my knowledge no historic contradictions by opponents of Christianity relating es by Jesus; kindly share your reasons .For the first time in a single volume, Kenneth Woodward presents both the familiar and more obscure miracle stories of the great saints, sages, and spiritual masters of Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam -- and explains their meaning in the context of the sacred scriptures of each tradition.

The Book of Miracles charts a /5(3).