Item description for Authenticating the Words and the Activities of Jesus, Volume 1 Authenticating the Words of Jesus by Bruce D. Chilton & Craig A. Evans...
Jesus research is a difficult task because of the number of primary source materials and their complexities. These complexities involve problems that arise from imperfect preservation of sources, uncertain literary relationships among the documents themselves, and even less certain knowledge of their respective provenances. Jesus research inevitably involves reaching behind the extant sources, inferring from what lies before us the nature of the material upon which the evangelists drew. This volume reviews the criteria, assumptions, and methods involved in critical Jesus research. Its purpose is to clarify the procedures necessary to distinguish tradition that stems from Jesus from tradition and interpretation that stem from later tradents and evangelists, and to inquire into the various forces and situations that led to the emergence of the tradition as we have it. This publication has also been published in hardback, please click here for details.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.84" Width: 5.86" Height: 1.08" Weight: 1.5 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2002
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 0391041630 ISBN13 9780391041639
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More About Bruce D. Chilton & Craig A. Evans
Bruce Chilton is professor of Hebrew Bible and New Testament at Bard College, New York. Craig A. Evans is professor of Biblical studies and director of the graduate program at Trinity Western University and senior research fellow at Roehampton Institute London.
Bruce D. Chilton currently resides in Annandale-On-Hudson.