Patrick Grant shows how the New Testament presents problems of religious faith imaginatively, so bringing home to us the full challenge of faith. He notes that however much enriched by narrative and symbol, myth and image, the New Testament in the final analysis is intolerant of the fictive imagination, and asks us to believe that the crucified Jesus is God. The way in which we are led through the literature to the extra-literary is examined in chapters on each of the four Gospels, the first and second letter to the ...

Reading the New Testament 1989, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, MI

ISBN-13: 9780802804488

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Reading the New Testament 1989, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780333436189

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