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

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

by Mark Allan Powell
     
 

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This thoroughly revised edition of the best-selling textbook provides an in-depth survey of current historical Jesus studies. Beginning with a brief discussion of early Jesus-quest research and methodologies, Mark Allan Powell develops insightful overviews of some of the most influential participants in the field today, including Marcus Borg, Jon Dominic Crossan,

Overview

This thoroughly revised edition of the best-selling textbook provides an in-depth survey of current historical Jesus studies. Beginning with a brief discussion of early Jesus-quest research and methodologies, Mark Allan Powell develops insightful overviews of some of the most influential participants in the field today, including Marcus Borg, Jon Dominic Crossan, John Meier, E. P. Sanders, and N. T. Wright. Powell has expanded his original work with completely new material to reflect the latest scholarship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664234478
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
06/01/2013
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
559,092
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Mark Allan Powell is Robert and Phyllis Leatherman Professor of New Testament at Trinity Lutheran Seminary. He is the Chair of the Historical Jesus section of the Society of Biblical Literature and the author of many books on the New Testament.

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