Jesus: An Historical and Theological Introduction

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Jonathan Knight takes a radically apocalyptic view of Jesus, arguing that he jourbaneyed to Jerusalem with resolute eschatological purpose and endowed his circle of friends with the same secrecy that befits an apocalyptic movement. The book begins by considering the substantial twentieth-century debate about Jesus and moves from there to fit the words and works of Jesus in context.

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Overview

Jonathan Knight takes a radically apocalyptic view of Jesus, arguing that he jourbaneyed to Jerusalem with resolute eschatological purpose and endowed his circle of friends with the same secrecy that befits an apocalyptic movement. The book begins by considering the substantial twentieth-century debate about Jesus and moves from there to fit the words and works of Jesus in context.

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Jonathan Knight is Research Fellow of the Katie Wheeler Trust and Visiting Fellow in New Testament and Christian Ministry at York St John University. Previous appointments include Lecturer and Research Fellow in Biblical Studies at Sheffield University, Chaplain and Research Assistant to Stephen Sykes and Chaplain of Worcester College, Oxford. He is the author of Jesus: An Historical and Theological Investigation (T&T Clark, 2004), Luke's Gospel (Routledge, 1998) and The Ascension of Isaiah (Sheffield Academic Press, 1995), and editor, with Stephen Sykes and John Booty, of The Study of Anglicanism (SPCK, 1998).

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Table of Contents

The story behind the story What are they saying about Jesus? The birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise The beginning of the good news about Jesus Christ The kingdom of God has come near Thy kingdom come! And he cured many who were sick Hosanna to the Son of David! Crucified under Pontius Pilate He has been raised; he is not here The significance of Jesus

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