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Jesus Research
Language: en
Pages: 1053
Authors: James H. Charlesworth, Brian Rhea, Petr Pokorny
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-23 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

This volume explores nearly every facet of Jesus research -- from eyewitness criteria to the reliability of memory, from archaeology to psychobiography, from oral traditions to literary sources, and from narrative criticism to Gospel criticism. Bringing together a wide variety of topics and perspectives in one volume, this ambitious collaborative
Defining Jesus
Language: en
Pages: 134
Authors: Richard N. Soulen
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-18 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Defining Jesus is about the semantic content of the name Jesus. To what does the name refer, especially when modifying adjectives are attached, such as "the historical Jesus," "the Jesus of history," "the earthly Jesus," "the biblical Jesus," "the real Jesus"? Problems arise when commercial writers and scholars, without the
Jesus, the Gospels, and the Galilean Crisis
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Tucker S. Ferda
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-27 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Tucker S. Ferda examines the theory of the Galilean crisis: the notion that the historical Jesus himself had grappled with the failure of his mission to Israel. While this theory has been neglected since the 19th century, due to research moving to consider the response of the early church to
Jesus in Continuum
Language: en
Pages: 519
Authors: Tom Holmén
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

One of the central characteristics of the latest historical Jesus research has been the attempt to locate Jesus plausibly within first-century Judaism. Less emphasis has been placed on the question as to whether or how, if at all, the image of Jesus within the Jewish context also suits and accounts
The Bible Among Scriptures and Other Essays
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Heikki Räisänen
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-01 - Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

The essays by Heikki Raisanen (1941-2015) collected in this volume deal with a broad array of topics, ranging from early Christian identities to bibliodrama and other modern-day approaches to the scriptures. The exegetical studies in the first part explore issues related to early Christian eschatology, virginal conception, and Paul's complex