Jesus Outside the New Testament: An Introduction to the Ancient Evidence

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2000 - 248 pagine
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Did Jesus actually exist? Much has been written recently on this subject, including numerous books examining the New Testament record of Jesus' life. Now Robert Van Voorst presents and critiques the ancient evidence outside the New Testament-the Roman, Jewish, pre-New Testament, and post-New Testament writings that mention Jesus. This fascinating study of the early Christian and non-Christian record includes fresh translations of all the relevant texts. Van Voorst shows how and to what extent these ancient writings can be used to help reconstruct the historical Jesus.
  

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Review: Jesus Outside the New Testament: An Introduction to the Ancient Evidence

Recensione dell'utente  - Micki James - Goodreads

I have a weakness for non-fiction. A lot of this material is not so well-known. People may know the handful of truly early references to Robin Hood or King Arthur and yet never have heard of the seven ... Leggi recensione completa

Review: Jesus Outside the New Testament: An Introduction to the Ancient Evidence (Studying the Historical Jesus)

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As an introduction to the Ancient Evidence (Studying the Historical Jesus), this is a superb introduction from Van Voorst. Effectively there are only four chapters to this book, dealing with Classical ... Leggi recensione completa

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The Study of Jesus Outside the New Testament
1
A Brief History of Research
2
Did Jesus Really Exist?
6
The Plan of the Present Work
16
Jesus in Classical Writings
19
The Eclipse at Jesus Death
20
The Christ of Christian Worship
23
The Instigator Chrestus
29
Conclusions
129
Jesus in the Sources of the Canonical Gospels
135
Jesus the Powerful Teacher and Healer
136
An M Source on Jesus?
143
Jesus the Messiah
149
Jesus the Agent of the Kingdom of God
155
Conclusions
174
Jesus in Christian Writings after the New Testament
179

The Executed Christ
39
The Wise Jewish King
53
The Crucified Sophist
58
Christ the Magician
64
Conclusions
68
Jesus in Jewish Writings
75
Jesus a Wise Man Called the Christ
81
Jesus the Magician and Deceiver
104
How Ancient a Polemic against Jesus?
122
Jesus the Revealer of Secret Knowledge
185
Traditions and Legends about Jesus
203
Conclusions
215
Bibliography
219
Index of Names
235
Index of Subjects
239
Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Writings
241
Copyright

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Informazioni sull'autore (2000)

Dr. Robert E. Van Voorst, Professor of New Testament Studies at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan, and former professor of religion at Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, has written frequently on religious studies in noted journals and reference works. In addition, he has authored numerous books, including six with Cengage Learning: RELG: WORLD, 2nd Edition; READINGS IN CHRISTIANITY, 3rd Edition; ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES, 8th Edition; ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES: EASTERN RELIGIONS; ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES: WESTERN RELIGIONS; and READING THE NEW TESTAMENT TODAY, now also in a Chinese version. Other books by Van Voorst include BUILDING YOUR NEW TESTAMENT GREEK VOCABULARY, 3rd Edition; THE ASCENTS OF JAMES, a recovery and commentary on a second-century Jewish-Christian document; and JESUS OUTSIDE THE NEW TESTAMENT, an examination of traditions about Jesus from ancient classical and Jewish documents, now also in Italian.

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