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Jesus the Temple
     

Jesus the Temple

by Nicholas Perrin
 
This volume offers a fresh approach to the question, "Who was Jesus?" Integrating the findings of contemporary Jesus scholarship, Nicholas Perrin explains how Jesus saw himself and his movement as a reconstitution of the temple. By viewing Jesus as temple, Perrin reveals an enriched understanding of Jesus's self-knowledge, ministry, teachings, death, and

Overview

This volume offers a fresh approach to the question, "Who was Jesus?" Integrating the findings of contemporary Jesus scholarship, Nicholas Perrin explains how Jesus saw himself and his movement as a reconstitution of the temple. By viewing Jesus as temple, Perrin reveals an enriched understanding of Jesus's self-knowledge, ministry, teachings, death, and resurrection and closes the gap between the historical Jesus and the proclamation of the early church.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801045387
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Nicholas Perrin (PhD, Marquette University), former research assistant to N. T. Wright, is Franklin S. Dyrness Professor of Biblical Studies and associate professor of New Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including Thomas and Tatian: The Relationship between the Gospel of Thomas and the Diatessaron, Questioning Q (with Mark Goodacre), Thomas: The Other Gospel, and Lost in Transmission? What We Can Know about the Words of Jesus.

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