Investigating Jesus

Investigating Jesus

An Historian's Quest

Book - 2010
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An in-depth investigation into the history of Jesus, from his early beginnings to how he was viewed in the Enlightenment, the 20th Century, and beyond

In this lovely full-color book, the question of how much anyone can really know about Jesus of Nazareth is addressed. From the Gospels to the word of modern-day theologians to historical record, all accounts are examined in minute detail in attempt to uncover the truth. By reviewing ancient evidence, interviewing leading experts, and setting out a robust historical method, the reliability or unreliability of different sources, interpretations, and arguments is clearly established. Christianity prides itself on being a historical religion. Here this pride is subjected to a very close scrutiny and it is shown both how vital this is and yet how different Jesus was from the way he is so often portrayed today.

Publisher: Oxford : Lion, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780745953502
0745953506
Branch Call Number: 232.908 DIC NVD
Characteristics: 175 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps, ; 25 cm

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