Chronological Aspects of the Life of Christ

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Zondervan, 1977 - Religion - 176 pages
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"Jesus Christ entered into the history of our world. Christianity, therefore, has historical basis. The backbone of history is chronology. Whereas history is a systematic account of events in relation to a nation, institution, science, or art; chronology is a science of time. It seeks to establish and arrange the dates of past events in their proper sequence. Thus chronology serves as a necessary framework upon which the events of history must be fitted. In this book (the author) attempts to establish certain fixed dates in our Lord's life." - Dr. Harold W. Hoehner. Dr. Hoehner has gathered a vast amount of data, both from Scripture and extrabiblical sources, to support his conclusions concerning key dates in the life of our Lord, among them: - The Date of Christ's Birth - The Commencement of Christ's Ministry - The Duration of Christ's Ministry - The Year of Christ's Crucifixion He carefully documents his position and compares the date available--including a study of Greek words, Roman law, and Jewish customs and prophecy.

  

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Dr. Hoehner approaches his subject by addressing seven specific issues in understanding the chronology and dating in the life of Christ. He begins with the date of the birth of Christ, coming to the ... Read full review

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An essential must-read for anyone involved in serious Biblical scholarship. The more one understands the chronological aspects of Christ's life, the more one realizes how truly significant they are ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
9
The Commencement of Christs Ministry
29
The Duration of Christs Ministry
45
The Day of Christs Crucifixion
65
The Year of Christs Crucifixion
95
Daniels Seventy Weeks and New Testament
115
Conclusion
141
Indexes
161
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Harold W. Hoehner received his ThM and Th.D. at Dallas Theological Seminary and his PhD. at Cambridge University. He is Chairman of the Department of New Testament Literature and Exegesis at Dallas Theological Seminary.

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