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The Historical Jesus - A Guide for the Perplexed

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The introduction to this new guide sets out the sources (Graeco-Roman, Jewish and Christian), noting the problems connected with them, paying particular attention to the nature of the gospels, and the Synoptic versus the Johannine tradition. A substantial section will discuss scholarship on Jesus from the nineteenth century to the explosion of works in the present day, introducing and explaining the three different quests for the historical Jesus. Subsequent chapters will analyse key themes in historical Jesus research: Jesus Galilean origins; the scope of his ministry and models of holy men, particularly that of prophet; Jesus teaching and healing; his trial and crucifixion; the highly contentious question of his resurrection; and finally an exploration of the links between the Jesus movement and the early church. Throughout, the (often opposing) positions of a variety of key scholars will be explained and discussed.

Paperback published in 2012 in excellent condition. Binding sound and all pages clean and unmarked. There is a little bit of wear to the cover at the top and bottom of the spine and the top corner of the front cover and bottom corner of back cover are both very slightly creased.

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Author(s):
Helen K Bond
Condition:
Used: very good
ISBN-13:
9780567033178
Publisher:
Bloomsbury
Title:
The Historical Jesus - A Guide for the Perplexed

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The introduction to this new guide sets out the sources (Graeco-Roman, Jewish and Christian), noting the problems connected with them, paying particular attention to the nature of the gospels, and the Synoptic versus the Johannine tradition. A substantial section will discuss scholarship on Jesus from the nineteenth century to the explosion of works in the present day, introducing and explaining the three different quests for the historical Jesus. Subsequent chapters will analyse key themes in historical Jesus research: Jesus Galilean origins; the scope of his ministry and models of holy men, particularly that of prophet; Jesus teaching and healing; his trial and crucifixion; the highly contentious question of his resurrection; and finally an exploration of the links between the Jesus movement and the early church. Throughout, the (often opposing) positions of a variety of key scholars will be explained and discussed.

Paperback published in 2012 in excellent condition. Binding sound and all pages clean and unmarked. There is a little bit of wear to the cover at the top and bottom of the spine and the top corner of the front cover and bottom corner of back cover are both very slightly creased.

Author(s):
Helen K Bond
Condition:
Used: very good
ISBN-13:
9780567033178
Publisher:
Bloomsbury
Title:
The Historical Jesus - A Guide for the Perplexed

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