The Historical Christ and the Jesus of Faith: The Incarnational Narrative as History / Edition 1

The Historical Christ and the Jesus of Faith: The Incarnational Narrative as History / Edition 1

by C. Stephen Evans
     
 

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ISBN-10: 019826397X

ISBN-13: 9780198263975

Pub. Date: 05/09/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The New Testament contains a story about Jesus of Nazareth. The Christian Church has always understood this narrative as the story of the Son of God, who redeemed the fallen human race by his life, death, and resurrection. Contemporary historical scholarship has, however, called into question the reliability of the church's version of the story; can such a story be

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The New Testament contains a story about Jesus of Nazareth. The Christian Church has always understood this narrative as the story of the Son of God, who redeemed the fallen human race by his life, death, and resurrection. Contemporary historical scholarship has, however, called into question the reliability of the church's version of the story; can such a story be historically true? After a careful reconsideration of the Enlightenment epistemologies that underlie much historical scholarship, this book argues that it can.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198263975
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/09/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 5.44(h) x 0.88(d)
Lexile:
1500L (what's this?)

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