Jesus Research Book
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Jesus Research


  • Author : James H. Charlesworth
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-01-23
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 1053
  • ISBN 10 : 9780802867285

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Jesus Research Excerpt :

This volume explores nearly every facet of Jesus research -- from eyewitness criteria to the reliability of memory, from archaeology to psychobiography, from oral traditions to literary sources, and from narrative criticism to Gospel criticism. Bringing together a wide variety of topics and perspectives in one volume, this ambitious collaborative enterprise casts light on important debates and encourages creative links between ideas new and old. This distinguished collection of articles by internationally renowned Jewish and Christian scholars originates with the Princeton-Prague Symposium on Jesus Research. It summarizes the significant advances in understanding Jesus that scholars have made in recent years, chiefly through the development of diverse methodologies. Even readers who are already knowledgeable in the field will discover unique angles from well-known New Testament scholars, and all will be brought up to speed on the current state-of-play within Jesus studies.

The Gospel of Jesus Christ Book

The Gospel of Jesus Christ


  • Author : Walter Kasper
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Release Date : 2015-06-02
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780809106165

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The Gospel of Jesus Christ Excerpt :

Contains writings from three different stages of Cardinal Walter Kasper’s theological journey. They seek to open up the gospel of Jesus Christ in a way that is intelligible to today’s readers. The works are: “An Introduction to the Faith,” “Surpassing All Knowledge,” and an original essay on evangelization, “New Evangelization as a Theological, Pastoral, and Spiritual Challenge.”

Jesus of Nazareth Book

Jesus of Nazareth


  • Author : Maurice Casey
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-10-28
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 10 : 9780567079084

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Jesus of Nazareth Excerpt :

A new 'life' of Jesus written by one of the outstanding scholars of his generation, it offers a complete resource on the 'Historical Jesus' debate. With an overview of the various positions taken on who the historical Jesus was, Casey provides a helpful and accessible tool for understanding how the historical Jesus has been received and understood, with attention paid to the contortions in evidence in the last century to prove that Jesus was not Jewish.

Jesus s Truth Book

Jesus s Truth


  • Author : Yung Suk Kim
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-01-10
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 124
  • ISBN 10 : 9781532643972

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Jesus s Truth Excerpt :

Parables of Jesus are stories about everyday life, ranging from a person’s worldview to economic justice in society. This book examines most parables of Jesus from a critical literary perspective. Twenty-three narrative parables in the Synoptic Gospels are rearranged by their source: Markan parables, Q parables, Matthean unique parables, Lukan unique parables. Each parable invites readers to reengage Jesus’s stories in the contemporary world.

Who Is Jesus  Book

Who Is Jesus


  • Author : Greg Gilbert
  • Publisher : Crossway
  • Release Date : 2015-02-02
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9781433543531

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Who Is Jesus Excerpt :

A famed historian once noted that, regardless of what you think of him personally, Jesus Christ stands as the central figure in the history of Western civilization. A man violently rejected by some and passionately worshipped by others, Jesus remains as polarizing as ever. But most people still know very little about who he really was, why he was really here, or what he really claimed. Intended as a succinct introduction to Jesus’s life, words, and enduring significance, Who Is Jesus? offers non-Christians and new Christians alike a compelling portrait of Jesus Christ. Ultimately, this book encourages readers to carefully consider the history-shaping life and extraordinary teachings of the greatest man who ever lived. Download the free study guide at crossway.org/WhoIsJesus.

Christian Origins and the Establishment of the Early Jesus Movement Book

Christian Origins and the Establishment of the Early Jesus Movement


  • Author : Stanley E. Porter
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2018-08-16
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 600
  • ISBN 10 : 9789004372740

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Christian Origins and the Establishment of the Early Jesus Movement Excerpt :

This book explores the events, people, and writings surrounding the early Jesus movement. The essays are divided into four groups: the movement’s formation, production of its early Gospels, description of the Jesus movement itself, and the Jewish mission and its literature.

Thinking about Jesus Book

Thinking about Jesus


  • Author : John F. Holman, MBA, JD
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Release Date : 2016-01-25
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN 10 : 9781512725797

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Too many people want to classify Jesus as someone he wasn’t. Jesus was either the Son of God or a madman. There is, however, more evidence that he was the Son of God than there is evidence that anyone or anything exists on earth today. Jesus made it clear to everyone that accepting him as Savior and Lord was the only way to achieve God’s acceptance. He said, “I am the way, the truth, and the light. No one comes to the Father except through me.” In his book Thinking about Jesus: God’s Attempt to Save Mankind, author John F. Holman provides evidence that encourages people to think about Jesus and what he did and said while he was on earth. With that knowledge in hand, individuals are in a position to either accept him as Savior and Lord or realize the consequences. God sent Jesus to show us the Way. Thinking about Jesus: God’s Attempt to Save Mankind shows us that path to God.

Jesus  Criteria  and the Demise of Authenticity Book

Jesus Criteria and the Demise of Authenticity


  • Author : Chris Keith
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2012-08-30
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780567499554

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Jesus Criteria and the Demise of Authenticity Excerpt :

This volume discusses the new approaches regarding the criteria of authenticity and their relevance in the quest for the historical Jesus studies.

Jesus  Day by Day Book

Jesus Day by Day


  • Author : Sharon Kaselonis
  • Publisher : Multnomah Books
  • Release Date : 2020-02-04
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593193204

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This unique 365-day devotional infuses your daily Bible reading with deeper meaning, helping you develop the habit of looking for signs of Jesus woven throughout Scripture while meditating on the Bible with a chronological one-year reading plan. Jesus is the very essence of the Scriptures. The Old Testament points to Him and the New Testament reveals Him. If we look for Him, we will find Him on every page and in every story. When reading through the lens of Jesus, we find purpose in the Old Testament sacrifices; pictures of our Savior in the rejection and heartache of Joseph; a future hope pointing directly to Christ in the sweet love story of Ruth and Boaz; and meaning to even the deepest sorrows in Job. This daily devotional will help you learn to recognize Jesus written on every page of God's story. Come along on a journey that will... * guide you in reading the entire Bible, chronologically, in one year * help you see connections to Jesus throughout the Old Testament * deepen your understanding of the themes of Scripture * inspire you with 365 daily devotions to strengthen your love for Jesus and intensify your appreciation for God's Word Jesus, Day by Day will bring renewed life to your devotional time as you learn to recognize God's plan of love, mercy, and grace woven through every page of Scripture.

Jesus and the Chaos of History Book

Jesus and the Chaos of History


  • Author : James Crossley
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015-02-26
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199570584

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Jesus and the Chaos of History Excerpt :

In Jesus and the Chaos of History, James Crossley looks at the way the earliest traditions about Jesus interacted with a context of social upheaval and the ways in which this historical chaos of the early first century led to a range of ideas which were taken up, modified, ignored, and reinterpreted in the movement that followed. Crossley examines how the earliest Palestinian tradition intersected with social upheaval and historical change and how accidental, purposeful, discontinuous, contradictory, and implicit meanings in the developments of ideas appeared in the movement that followed. He considers the ways seemingly egalitarian and countercultural ideas co-exist with ideas of dominance and power and how human reactions to socio-economic inequalities can end up mimicking dominant power. In this case, the book analyzes how a Galilean "protest" movement laid the foundations for its own brand of imperial rule. This evaluation is carried out in detailed studies on the kingdom of God and "Christology," "sinners" and purity, and gender and revolution.

God with Us  Encountering Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew Book

God with Us Encountering Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew


  • Author : Edward P. Sri
  • Publisher : Emmaus Road Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-11-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781645850021

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God with Us Encountering Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew Excerpt :

Much has been said about why Jesus died. This book focuses on why Jesus lived. God with Us: Encountering Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew shows that Jesus didn’t just come to be our teacher, a miracle work or prophet, or even just Israel’s savior and redeemer. Jesus is Emmanuel, God with us. Notable Scripture scholar Edward Sri leads readers on a faithful exploration of Jesus’s kingdom-building mission and how it revealed God presence, which remains with us today. Helpful discussion questions are provided for personal and group study. This newly expanded edition of the study originally titled The Mystery of the Kingdom: On the Gospel of Matthew is an outstanding introduction to the first gospel.

Book of Jesus Book
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Book of Jesus


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2022-09-27
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9780760766187

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The Footprints of Jesus  Twelve in Early Christian Traditions Book

The Footprints of Jesus Twelve in Early Christian Traditions


  • Author : Heinz O. Guenther
  • Publisher : Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015019344236

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The Footprints of Jesus Twelve in Early Christian Traditions Excerpt :

The sudden disappearance of the twelve apostles from the pages of post-Easter Christian history is in B.H. Streeter's judgment 'one of the great mysteries of history'. The purpose of this publication is to shed some new light on this mystery and to examine, on the basis of the available New Testament evidence, the claim that the earthly Jesus himself had appointed the twelve. The book opens (Part I) with a redaction-critical inquiry into those New Testament writings which advance this claim, touching on both the origin and setting of the source materials used by the evangelists to support it. The question of how and why firmly established traditions are still suggestive enough to inspire visions entailing their reformulation on new levels of meaning is treated in this part. The book goes on (Part II) to discuss the role played by the symbolic number twelve in Hellenistic and Jewish milieux, concluding with the description of the substance and power added to early Christianity by the use of this prestigious number. The publication will be of benefit mostly to specialists and graduate students interested in deriving historical knowledge from religious materials.

The Jesus Answer Book Book

The Jesus Answer Book


  • Author : John F. MacArthur
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2013-08-24
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780529102065

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Answers to the most-asked questions about Jesus. PeopleÆs opinions about and understanding of Jesus shape the very course of their lives. Perhaps that is why Jesus is the most loved and hated, cherished and scorned, figure in human history. This book is ideal for people with questions regarding specific topics, teachings, or actions of Jesus. Whether a longtime believer, someone seeking the truth, or even a skeptic, The Jesus Answer Book provides succinct answers to key questions about the Son of God. In The Jesus Answer Book, bestselling author John MacArthur offers biblically based answers to the most commonly asked questions about the life and person of Jesus. Divided topically to answer questions about JesusÆ birth, life, death, resurrection, return, and deity, this book also answers questions about what Jesus means to humanity and how people can come to know Him personally. Includes answers to frequently asked questions such as: How can we believe in the virgin birth of Jesus?, Why did Jesus have to be baptized by John the Baptist?, What miracle is recorded in all four gospels?, What about JesusÆ teaching attracted peopleÆs attention?, Why didnÆt the religious leaders of His day accept Jesus?, Why didnÆt Jesus say anything in His defense?, How was the crucifixion part of GodÆs plan?, and How can we be sure that Jesus actually rose from the dead? Features & Benefits: The Answer Book series has combined sales of over 470,000 and growing Trusted content from bestelling author John MacArthur Excellent resource for students and new Christians who are searching for answers about Jesus Easy-to-navigate Q&A format with nearly 150 questions allows for quick access to specific questions and answers