Historical Jesus

Jesus of Nazareth as a historical person

Historical Jesus is work about the life and teachings of Jesus by critical historical methods.[1] This is in contrast to traditional Christian accounts of Jesus (the Christ of faith). It also considers the historical and cultural contexts in which Jesus lived.[2][3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Frank Leslie Cross; Elizabeth A. Livingstone (2005). The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church. Oxford University Press. pp. 779–. ISBN 978-0-19-280290-3.
  2. The Historical Jesus in Context edited by Amy-Jill Levine et al. 2006 Princeton Univ Press ISBN 978-0-691-00992-6 pp. 1–2
  3. Bart D. Ehrman (1999-09-23). Jesus: Apocalyptic Prophet of the New Millennium. Oxford University Press. pp. ix–xi. ISBN 0195124731.
  4. Ehrman, Bart (2003). "13, 15". The New Testament: A Historical Introduction to the Early Christian Writings. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-515462-2.