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Jesus Quest The Third Search for the Jew of Nazareth

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ISBN-10: 0830815449

ISBN-13: 9780830815449

Edition: 2nd 1997 (Revised)

Authors: Ben Witherington

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Voted one of Christianity Today's 1996 Books of the Year!In recent years Jesus' time, place and social setting have received renewed scholarly attention. New research on the Dead Sea Scrolls and other Jewish and Hellenistic texts has resulted in a surge of new images of Jesus and new ideas about his ministry. Dubbed the Third Quest for the historical Jesus, this recent effort is a transformation of the first quest, memorialized and chronicled by Albert Schweitzer, and the second quest, carried out in the 1950s and 1960s in the wake of extreme Bultmannian skepticism.The controversial works of John Dominic Crossan, Marcus Borg and Burton Mack, and the results of the Jesus Seminar have been…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 6/8/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 334
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface: The First Two Quests
Galilee & the Galilean - Jesus in His Social Setting
Jesus the Talking Head - The Jesus of the Jesus Seminar
Jesus the Itinerant Cynic Philosopher -The Works of
Jesus, Man of the Spirit -The Works of Marcus Borg
Jesus the Eschatological Prophet -The Works of
Jesus the Prophet of Social Change -The Works of
Jesus the Sage: The Wisdom of God -The Works of
Jesus: Marginal Jew of Jewish Messiah? -The Works of
The Journey's End - Synopsis, Conclusions, Conjectures
Epilogue: The Death of the Messiah - The Work of
Postscript: The Continuing Saga of the Jesus Quest
Index of Subjects
Index of Modern Authors
Index of Scripture and Other Early Literature