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Borg, Crossan, and Patterson argue that Jesus taught that God's kingdom was already here, not...
Borg, Crossan, and Patterson argue that Jesus taught that God's kingdom was already here, not that it was coming in the near future. Dale Allison defends the widely-held view that Jesus was an apocalyptic prophet.
Everyone's cards are on the table in this candid exchange. The disagreements are sharp and the debate is both pointed and respectful. This book is an eloquent exploration of a pressing issue that strongly affects how we understand the historical Jesus and Christian life today.
|1||Pro: Jesus was an Apocalyptic Prophet||17|
|2||Con: Jesus was not an Apocalyptic Prophet||31|
|4||Assessing the Arguments||109|
|5||The Historical Jesus and Early Christianity||131|
|6||The Historical Jesus and Contemporary Faith||147|