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Jesus and the historians

A. J. M. Wedderburn

Jesus and the historians

by A. J. M. Wedderburn

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Published by Mohr Siebeck in Tübingen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knowledge of his own divinity,
  • Historiography,
  • History and criticism,
  • Historicity,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementAlexander J.M. Wedderburn
    SeriesWissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament -- 269, Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament -- 268
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT303 .W38 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 383 p. ;
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25062370M
    ISBN 103161507088
    ISBN 109783161507083
    LC Control Number2011402204
    OCLC/WorldCa698360780

    Jesus was a historical person recorded by Christian, Jewish and pagan historians. In fact, there are many well-known non-Christian historians who mention Jesus: • Tacitus in his Annals (c A.D.) mentions that Christ was crucified under Pontius Pilate and gives detailed descriptions of Nero’s persecutions — which are also alluded to in. He then explains how later scholars have influenced the search for the historical Jesus. The heart of the book lies in Powell's ""snapshots"" of Jesus, a sampling of the diverse portraits of the.

    Title: Seeing Jesus from the East: A Fresh Look at History's Most Influential Figure By: Ravi Zacharias, Abdu Murray Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 12 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WW "The historical Jesus from an apocalyptic perspective" This book provides great historical references, however, near the end of the book, prof. Ehrman goes on a wild goose chase on how he thinks Jesus was an apocalyptic prophet. This would have been an all-round five star rating if there was less opinion and more hard historical evidence.

      Jesus’ temple action would naturally have prompted the high priest to ask if he was making a messianic claim. Jesus’ response combines two .   Mr. Childers, I believe Paul's nearly % silence on the historical Jesus trumps the secular references you mentioned, because a) most scholars are far more agreed on the dates for Paul's authentic epistles than they are on the historical worth of the secular references you cite, and b) Paul could have used many oral traditions of Jesus.


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This book is an excellent treatment of the evidence outside of the bible that reveals a pretty good outline of Jesus' life, actions and how he was thought of by the ancient world.

Gary Habermas does a great job of pointing out the facts, while not /5(94). This + page book on the historical Jesus is well researched, but extremely dense and difficult to get through.

The first 2/3 of the book are focused on setting the social and political stage for Crossan's view of Jesus as a 1st century Jewish by: Best Historical Jesus Books. The Bible. The Bible talks about Jesus Christ ingreat detail, and it treats Him as a historical person who grew upin Israel.

He did many great things and then it says He gave hislife for the sins of the world and then rose again. It also talksabout His followers and that they were called "Christians.".

Let’s go on to the second book you’ve chosen, The Quest for the Historical Jesus by Albert Schweitzer. This is from Yes, this book is nearly years old, but I would put it top of my list of the classics.

The reason I chose it is because it’s mainly about what other people have made of Jesus. NT Wright is almost the Lebron James of issues of the Historical Jesus.

There are few who hold his keen and insightful eye for an understanding of Jesus: The Challenge of Jesus: Rediscovering Who Jesus Was and Is - Kindle edition by N. Wright. These consist of the writings of a number of Greek or Roman historians, and refer to the history of Jesus because of the trouble the Christian movement was causing in the empire at the time.

The records are normally antagonistic, since they have nothing to gain by admitting the historicity of the events.

Jewish sources – Josephus, the Talmud. There is no historical reference to Jesus’ life, death or the crucifixion―nothing at all. John E. Remsburg, in his classic book The Christ: A Critical Review and Analysis of the Evidence of His Existence 1 lists the following contemporary historians/writers who lived during the time, or within a century after the time, that Jesus was supposed to have lived.

His latest book is Proving History: Bayes's Theorem and the Quest for the Historical Jesus. He is currently working on his next books, On the Historicity of Jesus Christ, The Scientist in the Early Roman Empire, and Science Education in the Early Roman Empire.

Follow Richard through his website,   Another account of Jesus appears in Annals of Imperial Rome, a first-century history of the Roman Empire written around A.D. by the Roman senator and historian Tacitus. In. The Jewish Antiquities: Book The Jewish Antiquities were written by Flavius Josephus, a Jewish historian, during the thirteenth year of Roman emperor Flavius Domitian around A.D.

93/   The historical evidence for Jesus of Nazareth is both long-established and widespread. Within a few decades of his supposed lifetime, he is mentioned.

Jesus and the historians. [A J M Wedderburn] -- HauptbeschreibungMuch has been written about the life of Jesus in works that often claim to be historical and to employ historical methods. After a survey of a number of books on Jesus that have raised the question of how his life should be studied historically, Alexander J.M.

Wedderburn. When discussing the alleged existence of Jesus Christ, one piece of "evidence" that frequently gets mentioned is the account of Flavius Josephus, the famed Jewish general and historian who lived from 37 to C.E.

In Josephus's Antiquities of the Jews there is a notorious passage regarding Christ called the "Testimonium Flavium.". Jesus is mentioned in several different texts from within a century of the crucifixion. Tacitus, Suetonius, Pliny the Younger, Lucian, and Josephus all mention Jesus.

Most historians accept that Jesus existed. And BTW, the entire NT was not officially part of the Bible until the late 4th century, so why wouldn't it count. With his new book, Did Jesus Exist. The Historical Argument for Jesus of Nazareth, Bart Ehrman, historian and professor of religious studies at the University of.

Introduction As previously mentioned, the New Testament falls into three categories based on their literary makeup—the historical, the epistolary, and the prophetical. The four Gospels make up about 46 percent and the book of Acts raises this to 60 percent.

This means 60 percent of the New Testament is directly historical tracing the roots and historical development of Christianity. The historicity of Jesus relates to whether Jesus of Nazareth was a historical figure. Virtually all scholars who have investigated the history of the Christian movement find that the historicity of Jesus is effectively certain, and standard historical criteria have aided in reconstructing his life.

Scholars differ on the beliefs and teachings of Jesus as well as the accuracy of the details of his life that have been described in. The most logical conclusion is that Jesus did indeed rise from death. It is clearly a historical event, with overwhelming evidence by hundreds of witnesses.

By Steve Byas. It came to a close with Albert Schweitzer's book, The Quest for the Historical Jesus, published in He concluded that the historical Jesus must be a "stranger and an enigma." The Jesus. The Roman historian and senator Tacitus referred to Christ, his execution by Pontius Pilate, and the existence of early Christians in Rome in his final work, Annals (written ca.

AD ), b chapter The context of the passage is the six-day Great Fire of Rome that burned much of the city in AD 64 during the reign of Roman Emperor Nero. The passage is one of the earliest non-Christian.Historical Jesus is the reconstruction of the life and teachings of Jesus by critical historical methods, in contrast to Christological definitions (the Christ of Christianity) and other Christian accounts of Jesus (the Christ of faith).

It also considers the historical and cultural contexts in which Jesus lived.Well, it is a bit difficult to know what they would write about Jesus in the history books. Let’s start with the fact that there was no one named ‘Jesus’ or ‘Jesus Christ’.

The fellow in the gospels was called Yeshua, the name similar to Moses’s successor in the Old Testament, Joshua, and popular at the time.