Jesus the Jew: a historian's reading of the Gospels

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Publisher:
Fortress Press,
Pub. Date:
1981, c1973.
Edition:
1st Fortress Press ed.
Language:
English
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This now classic book is a significant corrective to several recent developments in the study of the historical Jesus. In contrast to depictions of Jesus as a wandering Cynic teacher, Geza Vermes offers a portrait based on evidence of charismatic activity in first-century Galilee. Vermes shows how the major New Testament titles of Jesus—prophet, Lord, Messiah, son of man, Son of God—can be understood in this historical context. The result is a description of Jesus that retains its power and its credibility.
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9780800614430
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subject_facet Jesus Christ -- Jewish interpretations, Jesus Christ -- Name, Jesus Christ -- Person and offices
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