Jesus as a Figure in History: How Modern Historians View the Man from Galilee / Edition 1

Jesus as a Figure in History: How Modern Historians View the Man from Galilee / Edition 1

by Mark Allan Powell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664257038

ISBN-13: 9780664257033

Pub. Date: 11/28/1998

Publisher: Presbyterian Publishing

Here is the first comprehensive, balanced account of historical Jesus studies. Beginning with brief discussions of the early days of historical research into the person of Jesus and the methods developed by researchers at the time, Mark Allen Powell offers insightful overviews of some of the most important participants in the contemporary Jesus quests.

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Here is the first comprehensive, balanced account of historical Jesus studies. Beginning with brief discussions of the early days of historical research into the person of Jesus and the methods developed by researchers at the time, Mark Allen Powell offers insightful overviews of some of the most important participants in the contemporary Jesus quests.

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ISBN-13:
9780664257033
Publisher:
Presbyterian Publishing
Publication date:
11/28/1998
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.53(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction1
1Historians Discover Jesus11
2Sources and Criteria31
3Snapshots: Contemporary Images of Jesus51
4The Jesus Seminar65
5John Dominic Crossan83
6Marcus J. Borg101
7E.P. Sanders113
8John P. Meier131
9N.T. Wright149
10The Quest Continues: Issues and Concerns167
Notes185
Bibliography209
Index: Scripture and Ancient Sources233
Index: Authors237

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