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The Historical Jesus: A Guide for the Perplexed

, 2012
ISBN: 9780567456489


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This text analyzes key themes in historical Jesus research, such as Jesus’ Galilean origins, the scope of his ministry, and Jewish models of “holy men,” particularly prophets. The text also examines Jesus’ teaching and healing, his trial and crucifixion, his resurrection, and the links between the Jesus movement and the early church. The book explains and discusses the positions of a variety of key scholars such as E. P. Sanders, John Dominic Crossan, James D. G. Dunn, N. T. Wright, and R. E. Brown.

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  • Discusses the positions of a variety of key scholars
  • Explores links between the Jesus movement and the early church
  • Analyzes key themes in historical Jesus research
Written by an expert in the historical context of the emerging Christian movement, this is a thoughtful, lucid, and intelligent introduction to the historical Jesus, ideal for the new student and the general reader.

Mark S. Goodacre, author of The Synoptic Problem: A Way Through the Maze

This is a gem! Bond manages to canvass an ocean of modern Jesus-scholarship in an impressively concise discussion, clearly and accessibly conveying the basics of each scholar and issue considered, and also crisply representing majority views of scholars on the key historical data and what we can make of them. It is, to my knowledge, the best general-reader-level introduction to the subject available.

Larry W. Hurtado, co-editor of Jesus Among Friends and Enemies: A Historical and Literary Introduction to Jesus in the Gospels, The Dead Sea Scrolls in their Historical Context, and the author of Text-Critical Methodology and the Pre-Caesarean Text: Codex W in the Gospel of Mark

  • Title: The Historical Jesus: A Guide for the Perplexed
  • Author: Helen K. Bond
  • Series: Guides for the Perplexed
  • Publisher: T&T Clark
  • Print Publication Date: 2012
  • Logos Release Date: 2014
  • Pages: 216
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Jesus Christ › Historicity
  • ISBN: 9780567456489
  • Resource ID: LLS:HSTRCLJSS
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-02-12T03:56:56Z

Helen K. Bond is Professor of Christian Origins and Head of the School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh. She is the author of Pontius Pilate in History and Interpretation, Caiaphas: High Priest and Friend of Rome?, The Historical Jesus: A Guide for the Perplexed, and Jesus: A Very Brief History. She has also acted as historical consultant and contributor for a number of TV programs.


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    Digital list price: $19.99
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