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Jesus according to the New Testament

Jesus according to the New Testament


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New Testament scholar James D. G. Dunn has published his research on Christian origins in numerous commentaries, books, and essays. In this small, straightforward book designed especially for a lay audience, Dunn focuses his fifty-plus years of scholarship on elucidating the New Testament witness to Jesus, from Matthew to Revelation. Dunn’s Jesus according to the New Testament constantly points back to the wonder of those first witnesses and greatly enriches our understanding of Jesus.

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ISBN-13: 9780802876690
Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date: 01/03/2019
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

James D. G. Dunn is Lightfoot Professor Emeritus of Divinity at Durham University and one of the foremost New Testament scholars in the world today. His many other books include the magisterial Christianity in the Making trilogy and The Theology of Paul the Apostle.

Table of Contents

Foreword Rowan Williams ix

Preface xii

1 Jesus according to Jesus 1

2 Jesus according to Mark, Matthew, and Luke 27

3 Jesus according to John 53

4 Jesus according to Acts 75

5 Jesus according to Paul: Part 1 99

6 Jesus according to Paul: Part 2 119

7 Jesus according to Hebrews 141

8 Jesus according to James, Peter, John, and Jude 157

9 Jesus according to Revelation 175

Postscript 187

Appendix 1 The Probable Date and Place of Origin for Documents of the New Testament 189

Appendix 2 The Life and Mission of Paul 190

Bibliography 191

Index of Subjects 193

Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Texts 197

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