n HTS : Theological Studies - What did Jesus do? Gospel profiles of Jesus' personal conduct, F.S. Spencer : book review

Volume 61, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0259-9422
  • E-ISSN: 2072-8050



Extracted from text ... Boekbesprekings / Book Reviews 1436 HTS 61(4) 2005 Spencer, F S 2003 - What did Jesus do? Gospel profiles of Jesus' personal conduct Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International. 279 pages. Price: $21.95 (paperback). Reviewer: Prof Glenna S Jackson (Otterbein College) W W J D Spencer transposes the popular phrase, What would Jesus do? to What did Jesus do? He begins his examination with Jesus' reaction to the fig tree in the story that frames the so-called temple-tantrum episode and argues that even the most literalistic of interpreters would not take that story prescriptively. How then, asks Spencer, can we properly ..

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