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The Historical Jesus in Context

The Historical Jesus in Context

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Language: English

SKU: 2434603


Publisher:Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9781400827374

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Description of The Historical Jesus in Context by Amy-Jill Levine

"An impressive volume. Levine, Allison, and Crossan have assembled a group of experts who, by generously citing and carefully analyzing primary sources, contextualize Jesus in the Jewish and wider Greco-Roman world of his time. The essays cast a wide net and collect a rich assortment of information for students of the historical Jesus and the Gospels."--James C. Vanderkam, University of Notre Dame, author of "The Dead Sea Scrolls"

"Textbooks are increasingly difficult to find for an introductory class on Jesus of Nazareth. "The Historical Jesus in Context" provides an anthology of important primary texts that are set in context so that they illuminate what Jesus and his world was like. The selections are judicious, the authors prominent, and the potential for students illuminating."--Scot McKnight, author of "The Jesus Creed"

"This is a source book to help all obtain their own conclusions, by emphasizing that Jesus' own message must be grounded in the original historical context. The task is not only imperative but also demanded morally. No other book does this so well. It is amazingly well done and well written."--James Charlesworth, Princeton Theological Seminary

"This is a great collection and would certainly be of interest to scholars and laypersons interested in the quest for the historical Jesus. The selection of scholars is top notch, and the notes and commentary for each source are strong."--Kathleen Corley, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh

Product: The Historical Jesus in Context
Editor: Amy-Jill Levine
Editor: Dale C. Allison, Jr.
Editor: John Dominic Crossan
Binding Type: Encrypted PDF
Media Type: eBook
Number of Pages: 424
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication Date: September 2008
Street Date: 9/2/2008
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