This is a gem of a book.
I've read a great majority of the books on the "Historical Jesus," each of which - as the old saying goes - reveals more about the author than the subject.
The freshness of the Marcan narrative will renew your love for the gospels, and give you fresh insight into the minds of first century Christians in Rome.
Initially interesting but no critical depth of analysis. Hoped for a wider range of interpretations. Didn't add much to general frameworks.Published 12 months ago by Melvin Sandler
Mr. Price offers students of Scripture and followers of Jesus a unique perspective on the life portrayed in the gospels. Read morePublished 15 months ago by C. Stephans
I read this book fifteen years ago, because I love Reynolds Price's work and because I have an interest in the new testament. I found it stood up well to time. Read morePublished on April 3, 2011 by Joan Harrison
Reynolds Price is a brilliant, prize-winning writer, an ancient languages scholar and Christian, apparently. Read morePublished on December 24, 2002 by Mark
Price does not offer anything new to the scholarship on the Gospels or Jesus. He takes the side of claiming "tradition" gives us the most historically accurate answers... Read morePublished on May 13, 2000 by Yak