9780300084573

From Jesus to Christ; The Origins of the New Testament Images of Christ, Second Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780300084573

  • ISBN10:

    0300084579

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2000-07-11
  • Publisher: Yale University Press

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Summary

In this exciting book, Paula Fredriksen answers these questions by placing the various canonical images of Jesus within their historical contexts. She provides fascinating insights into the content of Jesus's ministry, the circumstances of his crucifixion, and the social and religious problems facing the earliest churches.

Author Biography

Paula Fredriksen is William Goodwin Aurelio Professor of the Appreciation of Scripture in the Department of Religion, Boston University

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction ix
Introduction to the Second Edition xiii
PART I THE WORLD OF THE NEW TESTAMENT 1(64)
The Nature of the Documents
3(6)
The Legacy of Alexander
9(9)
Images of Jesus in the Gospels and Paul
18(44)
Hellenism and Christianity
62(3)
PART II THE WORLD OF JUDAISM 65(66)
The Idea of Israel
70(24)
Toward a Historical Image of Jesus
94(33)
Jesus of Nazareth
127(4)
PART III THE CHRISTS OF THE CHURCHES 131(86)
Responses to the Resurrection
133(44)
Between the Resurrection and the Parousia
177(28)
Jesus of Nazareth in Christian Tradition
205(12)
List of Abbreviations 217(3)
Glossary 220(4)
Suggested Reading 224(5)
Bibliography 229(10)
Index of Passages 239(10)
Name Index 249(3)
Subject Index 252

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