Jesus as a Figure in History: How Modern Historians View the Man from Galilee

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1998 - Religion - 238 pages

Here is the first comprehensive, balanced account of historical Jesus studies. Beginning with brief discussions of the early days of historical research into the person of Jesus and the methods developed by researchers at the time, Mark Allen Powell offers insightful overviews of some of the most important participants in the contemporary Jesus quests.


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The first thing that the reader may wish to know is that there is a later edition (2013) by the same title (which I have not read). If now somewhat dated, this, or perhaps the new edition, is a good ... Read full review

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Now somewhat dated (even 11 years makes a big difference in this field), but still a good first reference before deciding which scholars to read. Powell seems to do a fairly decent job of keeping ... Read full review


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Mark Allan Powellis Robert and Phyllis Leatherman Professor of New Testament at Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio.

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