By Graham Stanton
Jesus of Nazareth and the 4 New testomony gospels proceed to fascinate humans from many cultural and non secular backgrounds. the following, Stanton assesses the reliability of the evangelist's photographs of Jesus, and explores his educating, intentions, and the explanations for his downfall. a number one professional at the gospels, Stanton sheds new gentle at the topic.
Read or Download The Gospels and Jesus (Oxford Bible Series) PDF
Similar New Testament books
You’re no fool, after all. You’re conversant in the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse and Judgment Day—especially within the wake of the hot millennium. even though, the booklet of Revelation has existed for nearly 2,000 years and is open to numerous interpretations. Don’t get stressed by means of scholarly research and non secular dogma!
How the Church Domesticated JesusWith his detailed mixture of eloquence and perception, the esteemed Harvard minister Peter J. Gomes invitations us to listen to anew the novel nature of Jesus' message of wish and alter. utilizing examples from precedent days in addition to from glossy popular culture, The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus exhibits us why the excellent news is every piece as appropriate this day as whilst it used to be first preached.
James was once a vegetarian, wore purely linen garments, bathed day-by-day at sunrise in chilly water, and used to be a life-long Nazirite. during this profound and provocative paintings of scholarly detection, eminent biblical pupil Robert Eisenman introduces a startling idea in regards to the id of James—the brother of Jesus, who used to be nearly completely marginalized within the New testomony.
That includes bright complete colour all through, the 6th variation of Bart D. Ehrman's hugely profitable creation techniques the recent testomony from a regularly historic and comparative viewpoint, emphasizing the wealthy range of the earliest Christian literature. exact to this examine is its precise specialise in the old, literary, and spiritual milieux of the Greco-Roman international, together with early Judaism.
Extra resources for The Gospels and Jesus (Oxford Bible Series)