9780664257033

Jesus As a Figure in History

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  • ISBN13:

    9780664257033

  • ISBN10:

    0664257038

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-11-01
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Pr

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Summary

Here is the first comprehensive, balanced account of historical Jesus studies. Beginning with brief discussions of the early days of historical research into the person of Jesus and the methods developed by researchers at the time, Mark Allen Powell offers insightful overviews of some of the most important participants in the contemporary Jesus quests.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(10)
1. Historians Discover Jesus
11(20)
2. Sources and Criteria
31(20)
3. Snapshots: Contemporary Images of Jesus
51(14)
4. The Jesus Seminar
65(18)
5. John Dominic Crossan
83(18)
6. Marcus J. Borg
101(12)
7. E. P. Sanders
113(18)
8. John P. Meier
131(18)
9. N. T. Wright
149(18)
10. The Quest Continues: Issues and Concerns
167(18)
Notes 185(24)
Bibliography 209(24)
Indexes 233
Scripture and Ancient Sources 233(4)
Authors 237

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