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Text and Context Session 2: Jesus the Workman

Author: Desi Maxwell

Product code: MP532

Desi takes us into the agrarian society where Jesus grew up to understand the artisan's skills that He learned from Joseph and the wider environment in which they were used. He also explores the contrasts between the Hebraic and Hellenistic views of work.

About the Author

Desi Maxwell

Desi grew up in Co. Antrim, N. Ireland. After studies at the University of Ulster, then Westminster and Princeton theological Seminaries, he entered pastoral ministry for seven years: three in Canada, followed by four in Belfast.

For the next twenty years he lectured at Belfast Bible College (and remains a senior teaching fellow), before seeking to bring the classroom to the living room through “Xplorations”, the ministry he co-founded and directs with his wife Heather.

He has studied at Dwight Pryor’s Haverim Schools of Discipleship and comes with his warm recommendation as a gifted teacher with his own unique presentation and introduction to Jesus in His Jewish world.

Click here to see a brief introduction of his ministry