Interesting. But it feels that she has an agenda. It feels that she does not like Jesus. Then you find that she has converted to Judaism. Is this the agenda? Read morePublished 1 month ago by cdotc
I enjoyed reading this book, it gives a different perspective to first century Jewish life.Published 1 month ago by Roger D
Author is very detailed, knowledgable and fair regarding the history and society of 1st century Palestine/Judea.Published 2 months ago by John A. Medici
I have been reading books by Borg, Spong, and Crossan--all of whom have a similar perspective on the New Testament so I was glad to find another academic with a different... Read morePublished 5 months ago by S. Taylor
Paula Fredriksen is one of my favorite writers on the historical Jesus. Her prose is always precise and to the point. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Tracy Cramer
At a lecture promoting her new book (Sin: The Early History of an Idea), I asked the author if she believed in an afterlife. She answered, "I don't know. Read morePublished 12 months ago by David Roemer
A good book except for a major flaw in the dating of Mark.
I won't dive into that topic here, but Fredriksen dates Mark significantly later than it should be dated, and... Read more
Paula F. Fredriksen (born 1951) is a professor at Boston University; she was also a featured speaker in the Frontline documentary From Jesus to Christ - The First Christians. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Steven H Propp
A good research. It answered several questions I had before reading it. I'm going to buy her other book From Jesus to ChristPublished 20 months ago by Maria P.