The book is engaging, easy to read and full of interesting information.
Keener demonstrates how permeated the Gospels are with early Palestinian Jewish tradition which in turn makes the Gospel's historicity even more plausible.
Throughout the whole book, Keener rejects the liberal, Bultmanian tendency to deny most of Jesus' gospel sayings as merely symbolic.
Keener's book on the Historical Jesus is the single best book on this topic which I've read.
He showns an amazing familiarity and proper understanding of the broad... Read more
Finally a sane perspective in which a proper historical context was used to understand the historical Jesus and the gospels. Read morePublished 5 months ago by tdean
Keener's work is painstakingly thorough and careful. He builds his case on a survey of historical methodology, both ancient and modern. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Alfred J. Lindh
The Historical Jesus of the Gospels by Craig Keener is a massive work showing Keener's highly impressive scholarship in the area of Historical Jesus studies. Read morePublished 13 months ago by ApologiaPhoenix
Keener reveals that the Jesus presented in the 4 Gospels is a more reliable, historical picture of Jesus than all the made up conjectures about Jesus that are popular today. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Dr. Marc Axelrod
The scholarship in this book is so thorough that I don't even know where to begin. The one thing I will say: it is a must read book on the historical Jesus! Read morePublished on September 11, 2012 by Stevie Jake
keener did it again. he tackles the historic reliability of the accounts of the life of Jesus recorded in the four gospels. Read morePublished on April 5, 2012 by CAM Book Reviews
Wonderfully comprehensive overview of much of the prominent scholarship on the historical Jesus--and one of the best books on the validity of the Gospels as a focal point. Read morePublished on May 18, 2011 by Brandon Ward
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