When History and Faith Collide: Studying Jesus

When History and Faith Collide: Studying Jesus

by Charles W. Hedrick
     
 

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Hedrick explores the tension, or collision, that occurs when studying the Jesus of faith with the critical eye of historical scholarship. He outlines the nature of historical inquiry, gives a brief history of how scholars have understood Jesus, and indentifies the essential issues confronting the reader of the New Testament Gospel accounts of Jesus:

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Hedrick explores the tension, or collision, that occurs when studying the Jesus of faith with the critical eye of historical scholarship. He outlines the nature of historical inquiry, gives a brief history of how scholars have understood Jesus, and indentifies the essential issues confronting the reader of the New Testament Gospel accounts of Jesus: discrepancies, contradictions, and the differences as well as strong similarities among different writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620328613
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
02/28/2013
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Charles W. Hedrick is Distinguished Professor of Religion Emeritus at Missouri State University. He is also the author of Parables as Poetic Fiction and Many Things in Parables.

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