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The Historical Jesus: Ancient Evidence for the Life of Christ

The Historical Jesus: Ancient Evidence for the Life of Christ

Gary R. Habermas

| College Press | 1996

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The subject of the historical Jesus is of primary interest today, both in scholarly and popular circles. More attention has been given to various aspects of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection than has been the case in many years. This interest has even extended across the theological spectrum. The number of published books has been staggering, and not at all easy to review and survey. This book is chiefly an effort to examine the life, death and resurrection of Jesus from a different perspective. It is largely concerned with pre- and non-biblical evidence for these events. The main body is devoted to a study of sources that date from before, during, and just after the New Testament, including creedal traditions recorded for the first time in the pages of Scripture. These fascinating subjects seem to be too frequently left unexplored.

Author Bio

Gary Habermas (b. 1950) is distinguished research professor and chair of the Department of Philosophy and Theology at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. He is the author, coauthor, or editor of more than 25 books.