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- Cynthia Widmer, Downingtown, Pa.
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Before reading this I read "Zealot:The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth" by Reza Aslan. Mr. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mr. November
The definitive book to start your collection on historical Jesus studies. A little lengthy on the footnotes though. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Josh Ford
Undoubtedly a major and great work. His attempt to utilize a more disciplined approach to analyzing history is worthwhile, but, I don't know if it is really more valuable than... Read morePublished 9 months ago by David H. Eisenberg
John P. Meier`s 'A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus: The Roots of the Problem and the Person, Vol. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jeremiah J. Preisser
The book has exceeded all my expectations. The author's prose flows in a fashion that is both informative and unboring, while dealing with difficult and unconventional subject... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Joseph teti
There are four volumes written by Fr. John P Meier but this first volume established his reputation as a first rate biblical scholar. The footnotes are as interesting as the text. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Kenwit
Professor Bart Ehrman (author of "Jesus: Apocalyptic Prophet of the New Millennium") recommended this book to me as one of the best treatments of the historical Jesus. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Tracy Cramer
After reading Reza Aslan's "Zealot" on the historical Jesus, I wanted to research the topic more deeply. Fr. Read morePublished 19 months ago by John K
John Paul Meier (born 1942) is a Catholic priest and biblical scholar who is Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. The successor volumes to this book are Vol. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Steven H Propp