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Jesus in History: An Approach to the Study of the Gospels, 3rd Edition

  • Howard Clark Kee Bryn Mawr College
  • ISBN-10: 0155011251  |  ISBN-13: 9780155011250
  • 320 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1977
  • © 1996 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $111.25



This text is a study of the historical Jesus. Specific literary sources are referenced - Roman and Jewish historians, the individual gospels, and other early Christian sources.

Table of Contents

1. The Rise of Historical Methods for Analysis of the Evidence Concerning Jesus.
2. Jesus in Extra-biblical Sources.
3. Jesus as God's Eschatological Messenger: The Q Document.
4. Jesus as the Culmination of Apocalyptic History: The Gospel of Mark.
5. Jesus in the History of the Church: The Gospel of Matthew.
6. Jesus and the Church in the History of the World: The Gospel of Luke.
7. A Theological History of Jesus: The Gospel of John.
8. The Gospels in the History of the Early Church.
Conclusion: Positive and Negative Results of the Search for Jesus in History.
Appendix: A Classification System for the Synoptic Tradition.