He is well versed in the history of Biblical scholarship dating to Jerome and Augustine.
You could spend lots of extra time mining extra information out of all the footnotes and bibliographical references that Brown cites.
I would recommend this work highly to anyone seeking a better understanding of the Passion of Christ.
As a pastor looking for commentary on all four Gospels' account of the passion narratives, this was exactly what I was looking for. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Joy Daigle
This is best Roman Catholic scholar of the 20th century. Excellent research into the historical Jesus. Great resource for teaching.Published 13 months ago by Arthur H Bishop
Raymond Brown offers you a collection of scholarly opinions about the the Passion Narratives' meanings, historicity, and connections to other parts of Sacred Scripture. Read morePublished 17 months ago by A Priest
I purchased the books because they were recommended as being the authorative book on this subject. The preacher of the Pontifical Household,Fr. Read morePublished on April 5, 2010 by R. Aledo
I don't run marathons, but people that do tell me that after finishing one the sense of accomplishment alone is exhilarating. Read morePublished on August 4, 2006 by otro lector mas
[Note: By mistake I had previously given this book one star. Someone kindly pointed this out to me, so I am correcting this. I am also adding a third paragraph. Read morePublished on November 6, 2001 by Charles Vekert