Jesus the Galilean prophet and the quest for the prophetic church

Kavanagh, Joseph Anthony (2007) Jesus the Galilean prophet and the quest for the prophetic church. MTh(R) thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

This thesis seeks to examine the possibility of making connections between the prophetic ministry of Jesus and the prophetic ministry of today's Church. In Part One of my thesis this examination takes the form of an historical investigation of the life of Jesus the Galilean with all its various influences (political, social, religious, economic). After seeking to determine the background to the prophetic ministry of Jesus, I will then examine particular related themes byway of an exegesis of various Gospel texts. In Part Two of my thesis I will relate the fruit of this study to the on-going life of a Church of Scotland parish church. This is achieved through the delivery of a series of sermons based on the themes chosen. Reactions to these sermons were gathered by interviewing selected church members in the hope of trying to forge some connections between the context and message of Jesus the Prophet and the context and message of what I term 'the Prophetic Church' in the contemporary world.

Item Type: Thesis (MTh(R))
Qualification Level: Masters
Additional Information: Adviser: Louise Lawrence
Keywords: Biblical studies
Date of Award: 2007
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:2007-71116
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 10 May 2019 10:49
Last Modified: 10 May 2019 10:49
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/71116

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