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I offer a couple of broad points as well as a few specific comments on the different contributions.
The other scholars were highly critical of Price's arguments, especially Dunn who was particularly scathing.
When reading this book I always had a copy of the NRSV Bible and a copy of Josephus handy for reference.
I found this book with its five distinctive viewpoints and arguments about the "real" historical Jesus to be involving and sometimes "maddening", which I guess is... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Dr. Steve Bennett
It's a helpful introduction, but I would have appreciated the presence of some points of view that these writers don't possess.Published 5 days ago by FHH
This book is the best primer for anyone interested in the historical Jesus study. Not only do you get 5 very different views, but also each author's writing is a rich index of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Billy Talty
Not considering the introductory essay by Beilby and Eddy, which is the most valuable part of the book in my opinion,this represents a fair spectrum of views on the 'historical... Read morePublished 3 months ago by E.L.B.
At the end of the first quest of the historical Jesus in 1906, historical Jesus research was thought to be more or less dead. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jennifer Guo
Historical Jesus study is one of the most controversial fields today. Despite what many atheists today think, it's not filled with conservative evangelical Christians. Read morePublished 10 months ago by ApologiaPhoenix
I bought this book not expecting much. I'd already read most of the contributing authors' major books on the Historical Jesus (all except Bock's), so I wasn't expecting any... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Scott William Bignell
I'm not a scholar and I don't pretend to be. I chose this book because I wanted to read some different perspectives on Jesus and the Bible. The book did not disappoint. Read morePublished 13 months ago by thepoetnmotion
Well thought out and researched views. Would recommend it to any Bible scholar. Probably the easiest reading of the historical Jesus books.Published 14 months ago by Thomas D. Rowe