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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
The death of Jesus is one of the most hotly debated questions in Christianity today. In his massive and highly publicized The Death of the Messiah , Raymond Brown -- while clearly rejecting anti-Semitism -- never questions the essential historicity of the passion stories. Yet it is these stories, in which the Jews decide Jesus' execution, that have... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 17.25
I have spent thirty years reconstructing the historical Jesus. I have done so self-consciously and self-critically and have tried to do the same on reconstructing myself. But what justifies this memoir is how my own personal experience, from Ireland to America, from priest to professor, from monastery to university, and ... from celibacy to marriage,... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 16.49
In this national bestseller, John Dominic Crossan, the world's leading expert on the historical Jesus, reveals how Christianity emerged in the period following Jesus' death. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Crossan shines new light on the theological and cultural contexts from which the Christian church arose. He argues powerfully that Christianity... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 14.99
"He comes as yet unknown into a hamlet of Lower Galilee. He is watched by the cold, hard eyes of peasants living long enough at a subsistence level to know exactly where the line is drawn between poverty and destitution. He looks like a beggar yet his eyes lack the proper cringe, his voice the proper whine, his walk the proper shuffle. He speaks about... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.24
Every Sunday, the Lord?s Prayer echoes in churches around the world. It is an indisputable principle of Christian faith. It is the way Jesus taught his followers to pray and distills the most essential beliefs required of every one of the world?s 2.5 billion Christians. In The Greatest Prayer , our foremost Jesus scholar explores this foundational... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 11.24
In 1969, I was teaching at two seminaries inthe Chicago area. One of my courses wason the parables by Jesus and the other wason the resurrection stories about Jesus. I hadobserved that the parabolic stories by Jesusseemed remarkably similar to the resurrectionstories about Jesus. Were the latter intended asparables just as much as the former? Had... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 36.99
The eBook collection of four complete works by bestselling author and leading historical Jesus scholar John Dominic Crossan, including Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography , The Birth of Christianity , The Power of Parable , and The Greatest Prayer . more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 17.99
The acclaimed Bible scholar and author of The Historical Jesus and God & Empire ??the greatest New Testament scholar of our generation? (John Shelby Spong) ?grapples with Scripture?s two conflicting visions of Jesus and God, one of a loving God, and one of a vengeful God, and explains how Christians can better understand these passages in a way... more...
- Open Road Media 2012; US$ 9.99
Russell Shorto meticulously investigates Christian history and the Bible?s New Testament to reveal the true, historical Jesus Christ. For roughly two thousand years, the world has known only the biblical depiction of Jesus: the virgin birth, miraculous life, and resurrection. Recently, scholars have pursued the historical Jesus Christ by poring... more...