Table of contents for Tell it slant : a conversation on the language of Jesus in his stories and prayers / Eugene H. Peterson.

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Acknowledgments ix
introduction 1
I. Jesus in His Stories
1. Jesus in Samaria: Luke 9:51¿19:27 9
2. The Neighbor: Luke 10:25-37 32
3. The Friend: Luke 11:1-13 44
4. The Barn Builder: Luke 12:13-21 56
5. Manure: Luke 13:6-9 65
6. Table Talk: Luke 14:1-14 75
7. The Lost Brothers: Luke 15 85
8. The Rascal: Luke 16:1-9 99
9. The Invisible Man: Luke 16:19-31 109
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10. The Widow: Luke 18:1-8 122
11. The Sinners: Luke 18:9-14 133
12. The Minimalist: Luke 19:11-27 145
II. Jesus in His Prayers
13. Keeping Company with Jesus as He Prays: Six Prayers 159
14. Jesus Prays with Us: Matthew 6:9-13 167
15. Jesus Prays in Thanksgiving: Matthew 11:25-26 197
16. Jesus Prays in Anticipation of the End: John 12:27-28 204
17. Jesus Prays for Us: John 17 212
18. Jesus Prays the Agony of Gethsemane: Matthew 26:39, 42 231
19. Jesus Prays fromthe Cross: The Seven Last Words 239
20. Praying in Jesus' Name: Acorns into Oak Trees 261
appendix: Some Writers Who Honor
the Sacred Inherent in Language 271
index 275
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Jesus Christ -- Parables.
Jesus Christ -- Prayers.
Bible. N.T. Gospels -- Language, style.