Jesus: An Historical and Theological Introduction

Jesus: An Historical and Theological Introduction

by Jonathan Knight
     
 

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Jonathan Knight takes a radically apocalyptic view of Jesus, arguing that he journeyed 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

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Jonathan Knight takes a radically apocalyptic view of Jesus, arguing that he journeyed 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826469816
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
06/08/2004
Series:
Understanding the Bible and Its World Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 8.47(h) x 0.74(d)

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Meet the Author

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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