b'BIBLICAL STUDIESsidebars, maps, and diagrams highlight supplemental infor-mation. Kstenberger also emphasizes practical application, showing readers how to apply what theyre learning to their lives.Ideal for those who are new to the study of the Gospels, and for instructors looking for an accessible introduction based on solid scholarship, The Jesus of the Gospels offers readers and stu-dents the riches of the Gospels and a deeper knowledge of Jesus and the good news.Andreas J. Kstenberger (PhD, Trinity Evan-gelical Divinity School) is research professor of New Testament and biblical theology at Mid-westernBaptistTheologicalSeminary.His otherpublicationsincludeInvitation to Biblical Interpretation.CONTENTS1.Situating This Book in the History of Jesus Research2.The Good News according to Matthew: Jesus the Jewish Messiah, Descendant of Abraham and David3.The Good News according to Mark: Jesus the Authoritative, Miracle-Working Son of God4.The Good News according to Luke: Jesus the Compassionate Healer and Savior for All People5.The Good News according to John: Jesus the God-Man and Revealer of God the FatherWhile we have many books about Jesus and the Gospels, we have very few that do what Andreas Kstenbergers does. Here, finally, is a volume that is introductory and accessible, but without sacrificing scholarly depth and up-to-date research.Michael J. Kruger, Reformed Theological SeminaryTHE JESUS OF THE GOSPELSThis volume is an invaluable resource and a must have for all An Introduction those who yearn to know our Lords life the way the biblical ANDREAS J. KSTENBERGER authors fully intended.Abner Chou, The Masters University and Seminary978-0-8254-4536-1$34.99WPaperback7.5 x 9.25464 pages KstenbergersThe Jesus of the Gospelsisintendedtobean Biblical Studies / New Testament /KREGEL introductiontothefourGospelsforcollegestudentsand, Jesus, the Gospels & Acts A C A D E M I C very intentionally, as an introduction to Jesus. The fruit of Available many years of careful scholarship, this fine, easily accessible A reader-friendly guide to the Gospels and the life andintroduction is highly recommended for Christians and non- Christians alike.teachings of Jesus Eckhard J. Schnabel, Gordon-Conwell Theological The Jesus of the Gospels brings together the best elements of anSeminaryundergraduate survey of the Gospels and a commentary on the Gospels to help readers know Jesus and understand these foundational books. Drawing on decades of experience teach-ing and writing on the Gospels, Andreas Kstenberger pres-ents a holistic portrait of Jesus by leading readers through an in-depth study of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.Each chapter explores one gospel account, beginning with a short introduction that highlights the gospels individual distinctives, followed by an outline of the book. Kstenberger breaks each gospel into short sections, explaining the mean-ing and how it sheds light on Jesus and his mission. Numerous 14kregel.com/academic'