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Sickness and healing

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Health is one of the most important considerations occupying modern society, as we search for a lifestyle that offers the alluring elixir of a long and healtJiy life. As we live longer so we will also suffer many more...

Healing

Jesus : The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2003

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Exorcism

The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The Greek term exorkismos (‘binding by oath’) derives from the verb exorkoō (‘cause to swear, adjure’). These words can designate 1) the act of driving out, or deterring, demonic beings from persons and places believed to be possessed...

Jesus as Life-Giver

Jesus : The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2003

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...Although “life” is a universal aspiration, it is especially prominent as a cardinal value in traditional African thought. Therefore how Jesus is perceived in relation to life, with respect to traditional thought and contemporary realities...

Satan

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Satan is one of the most intriguing figures in the Christian religion. In modern times he has been largely ignored or discounted in more ‘liberal’ churches, but he is still the object of strong belief and fearful attention in many Christian...

Miracle

John Bowden

The Revd Dr. John Bowden is the former Editor and Managing Director of SCM Press. He is the author of several books and articles, including Christianity: The Complete Guide, and has translated numerous religious books from German, French and Dutch. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...From the New Testament onwards, Christianity is full of stories about miracles. Jesus heals the sick, raises the dead, multiplies loaves and fishes, turns water into wine, stills a storm, walks on water. He is said to have been born...

Christian Science

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...The Church of Christ, Scientist, consists of the mother church in Boston, Massachusetts (The First Church of Christ, Scientist) and nearly 2000 branch churches worldwide. Its membership spans 139 countries. It was founded by Mary Baker Eddy...

Mark's Use of Q: The Beelzebul Controversy and the Cross Saying

Jesus, Mark and Q : The Teaching of Jesus and its Earliest Records

T&T Clark, 2001

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...Ever since the pioneering work of Weisse the doublets, repetitions of the same material in one Gospel, have furnished one of the classic arguments for the existence of Q, for they indicate that Matthew and Luke were working with two main...

Introduction

Eric Eve

Eric Eve is Junior Research Fellow and Lecturer in Theology at Harris Manchester College, Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Jewish Context of Jesus’ Miracles

T&T Clark, 2002

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...Definitions and Scope In relation to the Bible, ‘miracle’ is a potentially misleading term. For people in the modern West, it is coloured by the eighteenth-century debate on whether ‘miracles’, understood as God’s infractions of the laws...

The ‘Man of Sorrows’: Jesus’ Emotions in Mark’s Gospel

Stephen Voorwinde

Stephen Voorwinde is Lecturer in New Testament at the Reformed Theological College, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jesus’ Emotions in the Gospels

Continuum, 2011

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...No Gospel writer allows us to gaze more deeply into Jesus’ soul than Mark. If a psychological analysis of Jesus’ personality were possible, this would be the place to begin. Mark captures a wider range of Jesus’ emotions than any other...