Jesus, Man or Myth?

Jesus, Man or Myth?

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Jesus Christ is one of the most revered and, at the same time, maligned figures in human history. What is the truth about him? Can we reliably know anything at all? In this clear and authoritative book, a leading historian and theologian faces head-on the difficult questions about the historical Jesus. He invites readers to lay aside any preconceived ideas that may have and to examine the evidence. They may be surprised at the findings.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 14mm | 158.76g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 0745951473
  • 9780745951478
  • 1,389,048

About Carsten Peter Thiede

Carsten Peter Thiede was a Professor of New Testament History with Papyrology and Archaeology at STH in Basel, Switzerland., and taught at the Dept of International Studies at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel. He is the co-author of 'The Jesus Papyrus' and author of 'The Dead Sea Scrolls'.show more

Review quote

"'The mosaic of Jesus, fully man and fully God, not myth but truth personified, has been preserved in the writings of the New Testament. Trusting the image that this unique collection of sources gives us is the safest way towards an unhindered encounter with Jesus Christ today.' - Carsten Peter Thiede"show more

Table of contents

Each chapter tackles a different question. These include: * Did Jesus really exist? * How do we know the stories about him are true? * How was he born? * What was his place in Jewish tradition? * Wasn't he just a good man and charismatic leader? * Who did he think he was? * How could he be God and man at the same time? * Did he really do miracles? * What was so special about his teaching? * Did he really die on the cross? * Did he really rise from the dead?show more

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