Jesus and the Eyewitnesses

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  • Copyright: 2008-11-07
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co
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Noted New Testament scholar Bauckham challenges the prevailing assumption the accounts of Jesus circulated as "anonymous community traditions," instead asserting that they were transmitted in the name of the original eyewitness.

Author Biography

Richard Bauckham is professor of New Testament studies and Bishop Wardlaw Professor at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, and a fellow of both the British Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Table of Contents

Tablesp. ix
Prefacep. x
Abbreviationsp. xi
From the Historical Jesus to the Jesus of Testimonyp. 1
Papias on the Eyewitnessesp. 12
Names in the Gospel Traditionsp. 39
Palestinian Jewish Namesp. 67
The Twelvep. 93
Eyewitnesses "from the Beginning"p. 114
The Petrine Perspective in the Gospel of Markp. 155
Anonymous Persons in Mark's Passion Narrativep. 183
Papias on Mark and Matthewp. 202
Models of Oral Traditionp. 240
Transmitting the Jesus Traditionsp. 264
Anonymous Tradition or Eyewitness Testimony?p. 290
Eyewitness Memoryp. 319
The Gospel of John as Eyewitness Testimonyp. 358
The Witness of the Beloved Disciplep. 384
Papias on Johnp. 412
Polycrates and Irenaeus on Johnp. 438
The Jesus of Testimonyp. 472
Index of Ancient Personsp. 509
Index of Modern Authorsp. 516
Index of Placesp. 523
Index of Scriptures and Other Ancient Writingsp. 525
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