Item description for Pontius Pilate in History and Interpretation (Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series) by Helen K. Bond, Bond Helen K. & John Court...
This study reconstructs the life of Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor responsible for the execution of Jesus. The first section provides the historical and archaeological background. The following chapters look at six first-century authors: Philo, Josephus and the four gospel writers. Each chapter asks how Pilate is being used as a literary character in each work, why each author describes Pilate in a different way, and what this tells us about the relationship between each author and the Roman state.
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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.62" Weight: 0.78 lbs.
Release Date Dec 2, 2004
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0521616204 ISBN13 9780521616201
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More About Helen K. Bond, Bond Helen K. & John Court
Helen K. Bond is senior lecturer in New Testament at the University of Edinburgh and director of the Edinburgh Centre for the Study of Christian Origins. Her previous books include The Historical Jesus: A Guide for the Perplexed.
Larry W. Hurtado is professor emeritus of New Testament language, literature, and theology at the University of Edinburgh. Among his many previous books are The Earliest Christian Artifacts, Lord Jesus Christ: Devotion to Jesus in Earliest Christianity, and How on Earth Did Jesus Become a God?
Helen K. Bond has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Aberdeen.
Helen K. Bond has published or released items in the following series...
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Dispelling the Cliched Viewpoints Jun 26, 2007
This is a very refreshing and compelling study, trenchantly argued and comprehensively researched. Do not believe what the History Channel and other media outlets propound; read and assimilate the facts.
A Powerful Piece on Pilate Oct 5, 2001
At last, a well argued, clear, thoughful and incisive academic book on Pilate. Bond has a clear grasp of first-century culture, both Roman and Jewish, and handles texts highly effectively. As yet, this book is the serious historical piece on Pilate that has no competition over its academic credentials. Dr. John C. McDowell, Meldrum Lecturer in Systematic Theology