Jesus Before Christianity

Author: Albert Nolan
Publisher: Orbis Books
ISBN: 1570754047
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Nolan's portrait introduces readers to Jesus as He was before He became enshrined in doctrine, dogma, and ritual, a man deeply involved with the real problems of His time, which are the real problems of our time as well.

Jesus And Paul Before Christianity

Author: V. George Shillington
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1608996948
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Rather, he encountered the risen Jesus in the interval between 30 and 50 CE
through a revelation, and thereby accepted a divine call to bring the gospel of
Jesus Messiah to the non-Jewish world (Gal. 1:16). That twenty-year interval
between Jesus and Paul—if it should be called an interval—was one of ferment
and fervor among the groups of believers in Jesus. They were living in
anticipation of the kingdom of God as announced by Jesus prior to his crucifixion,
and were themselves ...


Author: Reza Aslan
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644039119
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Aber entspricht dieses Bild der historischen Realität? Kann es den grausamen Kreuzestod plausibel erklären? Der amerikanische Religionswissenschaftler Reza Aslan meint: nein.

Jesus Before The Gospels

Author: Bart D. Ehrman
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062285238
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In this fascinating and deeply researched work, leading Bible scholar Bart D. Ehrman investigates the role oral history has played in the New Testament—how the telling of these stories not only spread Jesus’ message but helped shape it.

Christian Identity Characteristics In Paul S Letter To The Members Of The Jesus Movement In Galatians

Author: Jennifer Slater O.P.
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1477226958
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To accommodate the cultural needs of the Gentiles, says Barnett (1999:21), the
title became the surname, hence for them Jesus Christ. This very title aggravated
the Jewish authorities who regarded it as a criminal offence. The identity
formation of Christianity was largely due to the kerygma about Jesus, the
Promised One of Israel. 2.5.1. The Jewish Jesus before Christianity The
complexity of the world of Jesus offers a fundamental orientation to the self-
understanding of Christianity in ...

The Church Before Christianity

Author: Wes Howard-Brook
Publisher: Orbis Books
ISBN: 1608331563
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Outside the context of the Jerusalem Temple, priesthood was practicednot by
Jewsor followers of Jesus butby officials ofthe imperial cult and thecults oflocal
deities such as Artemis andIsis. In the imperial cult in particular—that is, the
system ofritualin which honor was given to the Roman empire and its highest
human representatives—priesthood was a highhonor reserved for “friends”of the
elite.Tobe theoneto leadthe sacrifices that enshroudedthe empirein divine
authority was to be ...