A Boy Named Jesus

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Ulysses Press, 1997 - Religion - 199 pages
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A bestseller in France during the 1960s, this book presents a compelling account of the "missing years" of Jesus' youth and adolescence. Aron recounts the cultural and religious influences that a Jewish boy would have experienced in first-century life in Palestine, and hypothesizes how a boy rooted in Jewish tradition could have grown to create an entirely new religion.

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One of France's widely read historians in the 1950s and 1960s, Aron completely updates his A Boy Named Jesus (1960), adding material to the current debate of the role of first-century Judaism on the ... Read full review

Contents

The Return to Nazareth
3
Learning a Language and a Trade
17
Jesus in the Synagogue
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