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

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664257033
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/28/1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 250
  • Sales rank: 969,435
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author


Mark Allan Powell is Robert and Phyllis Leatherman Professor of New Testament at Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Historians Discover Jesus 11
2 Sources and Criteria 31
3 Snapshots: Contemporary Images of Jesus 51
4 The Jesus Seminar 65
5 John Dominic Crossan 83
6 Marcus J. Borg 101
7 E.P. Sanders 113
8 John P. Meier 131
9 N.T. Wright 149
10 The Quest Continues: Issues and Concerns 167
Notes 185
Bibliography 209
Index: Scripture and Ancient Sources 233
Index: Authors 237
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