The book itself is broken up into short, easy sections to read.
Dr. Instone-Brewer has taken thirty areas of the teachings of Jesus and broken them down into short, easy-to-study chapters for the average Bible student.
While the author does have clear opinions throughout the book, I enjoyed that the text included room for personal thought and research.
Brilliant book that challenges our sanitized ideas of the life and times of Jesus. Recommended reading for all.Published 6 months ago by Wendy Faye Donaldson
Fascinating and educational book. Gives a whole news perspective of the settings, etc. of Biblical times.Published 7 months ago by Hal Helms
Each chapter would be an appropriate topic for a message, or series of messages, from the pulpit—messages most of us are unlikely to hear, given the typical way ministers are... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Ken
This is a very thought provoking book and one that will hold the interest of all Bible scholars, and novices as well.Published 19 months ago by cjk
Was the life of Jesus scandalous? According to David Instone-Brewer it was. In the context of modern scandals like we see on the news it wasn't, but certainly it was in the minds... Read morePublished on March 1, 2013 by Ron Starcher
Jesus scandalous? Perhaps. I have to admit that many of the things he said and did have confused me over the years. Read morePublished on July 21, 2012 by Pat J. Sikora
Some excellent background on Jesus and the gospels from an expert in Rabbinic Judaism that enriches one's understanding. Read morePublished on July 21, 2012 by Steve P
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"The Jesus Scandals"
By: David Instone-Brewer
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"The Revd Dr David Instone-Brewer is Senior Research Fellow and Technical... Read more
Anytime I can find a book that will give me a different perspective on the Bible I look forward to reading it. Read morePublished on July 20, 2012 by Brenda Casto