Jesus (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Religion - 256 pages
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The Controversial, Bestselling Account of What We Can Know About the Life of Jesus

  

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Review: Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography

User Review  - Israel Cruz - Goodreads

I would not say that this is an easy work to read but without a doubt a good scholarly one from John D. Crossan. Ideas and hypothesis that would go crazy in the mind of indoctrinated poor souls. Read full review

Review: Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography

User Review  - Christopher Selmek - Goodreads

More than any book, this anthropological perspective on 1st century Judea and how Jesus's message would have impact their culture has changed the way I read the gospels. Read full review

Contents

A Tale of Two Gods
1
The Jordan Is Not Just Water
33
A Kingdom of Nuisances and Nobodies
61
Four
81
How Not to Be a Patron
107
No Staff No Sandals and No Knapsack
115
The Dogs Beneath the Cross
139
That Charming Pontius Pilate
153
Searching the Scriptures Once Again
161
A Respected Member of the Council
172
How Many Years Was Easter Sunday?
179
Epilogue
217
Index
227
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About the author (2009)

John Dominic Crossan,professor emeritus at DePaul University, iswidely regarded as the foremost historicalJesus scholar of our time. He currentlyserves as the president of the Society of BiblicalLiterature. He is the author of severalbestselling books, including The HistoricalJesus; Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography; and,most recently, The Greatest Prayer. Crossanlives in Minneola, Florida.

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