About the Author
Richard Bauckham is Emeritus Professor of New Testament Studies at the University of St Andrews, and a Senior Scholar at Ridley Hall, Cambridge.
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Bauckham is well recognized in the academic world of biblical scholars. In this little book he has laid out for the student a very readable introduction that is based on first... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Valerie Williams
One of the best reviews of the short but life changing personal life of Jesus of Nazareth, well written, concise and informative. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Rev Robert A Wendel
This book has two major drawbacks compared to the New Testament Very Short introduction. First, it doesn't provide citations very often, so you have to take the author's word for a... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
Bauckham is a very knowledgable writer who has written in depth on the subject of Jesus. I read his essay God Crucified and decided to get this because I enjoyed his writing and... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Colin McNulty
Very readable and to the point. This is a fresh look at the reliability of the Synoptic Gospels. The best thing about it is it is not academic. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Soosles
This book combines a keen sense of the historical and religious context of Jesus with the specific character and content of Jesus's teaching. Read morePublished 18 months ago by C. Federico Escobar
Bauckham assumes too much, such as that St. Mark wrote the gospel which bears his name. Nevertheless, the book does contain much that is meritorious, helpful, and... Read morePublished on August 24, 2013 by K. R. Taylor
This is a brilliant portrait of the living Jesus based on the eyewitness accounts of the gospels and letters of the New Testament. Short and significant!Published on March 30, 2013 by Chrisvanwyk
Bauckham has a special ability to clearly and concisely enunciate on the historical research on Jesus of Nazareth with originality and erudition.Published on February 19, 2013 by Anthony Catri