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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
'Son of Man' is practically the only self-designation employed by Jesus himself in the gospels, but is used in such a way that no hint is left of any particular theological significance. Still, during the first many centuries of the church, the expression as it was reused was given content, first literally as signifying Christ's human nature. Later... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
'Jesus in an Age of Neoliberalism' analyses the ideology underpinning contemporary scholarly and popular quests for the historical Jesus. Focusing on cultural and political issues, the book examines postmodernism, multiculturalism and the liberal masking of power. The study ranges across diverse topics: the dubious periodisation of the quest for the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
The centre of gravity of contemporary Christianity has shifted to the southern hemisphere where, with the exception of Latin America, almost all Christians are minorities in their home countries. Christians in Asia live amongst Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Shamanist or Taoist majorities and this context shapes the local Christian theology. The same is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95
Can the different pictures of Jesus in the New Testament be reconciled? Or are they simply simulations, the products of a virtual Gospel? 'Simulating Jesus' argues that the gospels do not represent four versions of one Jesus story but rather four distinct narrative simulacra, each of which is named "Jesus". The book explores the theory and evidence... more...
- Counterpoint 2005; US$ 8.95
For two thousand years, artists, social and cultural activists, politicians and philosophers, humanists and devoted spiritual seekers have all looked to the sayings of Jesus for inspiration and instruction. Unfortunately, on occasions too frequent and destructive to enumerate, the teachings of Christ have been either ignored or distorted by the very... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.99
A sense of comfortable familiarity with the Savior can cloud people?s vision?and even prevent them from drawing closer to Jesus as he really is. His titles and descriptions are heard so often that it?s easy to miss the impact of their true meaning. Even the name Jesus is so well known that it has lost much of its power in believers? lives. But... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 227.95
"An excellent collection of essays on a century crucial for modern theological, religious and anti-religious thought." —Janet Martin Soskice, University of Cambridge "This latest contribution to the Blackwell Companions to Religion masterfully summarizes the major trends in Christian theology during the enormously fertile period stretching... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The Jefferson Bible, or The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth as it is formally titled, was Thomas Jefferson's effort to extract the doctrine of Jesus by removing sections of the New Testament containing supernatural aspects as well as perceived misinterpretations he believed had been added by the Four Evangelists. Excerpted from Wikipedia,... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 16.99
"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...