It is there that Johnson says one can find the real Jesus.
Johnson believes that historical criticism in general holds very limited possibilities and that the Jesus Seminar is particularly bad.
Anyone at all interested in contemporary studies concerning the Early Church must read this book - it's really that simple.
Luke Timothy Johnson offers a well written response to much of the many radical and strange efforts to reconstruct the life of Jesus. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Timothy E. Kennelly
The BIBLE is the inspired WORD of GOD. Therefore, what God wants his creation to know is written there and interpreted by the Holy Spirit. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Gramma Fish
I am sure this is well researched and thoughtfully written, but the text is just too dry for the average reader like me. Read morePublished 2 months ago by K. Bryant
The Real Jesus is a book written by scholar Luke Timothy Johnson that attempts to illuminate the faulty methods that scholars employ that lead away from the "real" Jesus. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Stevie Jake
Well written book. Good resource for New Testament scholars and biblical students. Too many different opinions circulating without sound research.Published 13 months ago by Bruce Wayne Catlett
Intelligent and funny. A Christian's answer to the hype created by the Jesus Seminar. Answers completely the pap produced by pop theologians!Published 14 months ago by ernest j. townsend
I took a little time to re-read this book almost 15 years after the first time I read it, and I found myself amazed at how relevant it still was regarding the discussions regarding... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Kevin W. Haug