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Jesus and the Logic of History (Paul Barnett) Paperback Book, (InterVarsity Press, 2001) 9780830826032
Jesus and the Logic of History (Paul Barnett) Paperback Book, (InterVarsity Press, 2001) 9780830826032
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Title: Jesus and the Logic of History

Author: Barnett, Paul

Publisher: InterVarsity Press; Publication Date: 2001

Paperback; ISBN: 9780830826032

Volumes: 1; Pages: 182

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At the heart of the Christian faith stands a man, Jesus of Nazareth. Few people seriously question whether he existed in history. But many, influenced by the more sceptical scholars, doubt that the Christ of orthodox Christianity is the same as the Jesus of history.

In this important book, historian Paul Barnett lays the doubts to rest. He uncovers the methodological weaknesses present in some forms of critical scholarship, demonstrating a failure to account for important early evidence about Jesus. Once the evidence is properly marshalled, a picture of Jesus emerges that fits well with orthodox belief in him.

Contents

Series Preface

Author's Preface

Abbreviations

1. Jesus and the Practice of History

2. Christ in History

-Excursus: Jesus as 'Christ' in the Testimonium Flavianum

3. Jesus in Proclamation and Tradition

-Excursus: Summary of Information about Jesus in the Letters of Paul

4. Jesus in Historical Context

-Excursus: The Quest for the Historical Pontius Pilate

5. Jesus in the Gospels

-Excursus: Overview of Jesus' Ministry

6. Jesus and the Spread of Early Christianity

-Excursus: The Resurrection of Jesus from the Dead

7. From Jesus to Gospel Text

8. Jesus' Death: a Defiance of Biography

9. Conclusion

Bibliography

Index of Authors

Index of Bible References

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