Item description for Jesus (Oxford Readers) by David Ford & Mike Higton...
This Oxford Reader brings together an extensive range of ancient and modern documents to convey the many ways in which the figure of Jesus has stimulated and provoked responses over the last 2,000 years. It features more than 340 extracts, including familiar material from key texts in the history of doctrine alongside a diverse sampling of devotional, popular, liturgical, historical-critical, philosophical, and mystical texts. Selections include extracts from poems, songs, and plays, as well as from polemics, commentaries, manifestos, treatises, letters, novels, liturgies, and creeds. The rich and complex variety of responses to Jesus is represented in Christian, Jewish, Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist, and Zoroastrian texts.
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Studio: Oxford University Press, USA
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.1" Width: 6.32" Height: 1.17" Weight: 1.79 lbs.
Release Date Mar 28, 2002
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 0192893165 ISBN13 9780192893161
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More About David Ford & Mike Higton
David Ford, Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge, and Director of the Cambridge Inter-faith Programme David F. Ford is Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Cambridge, and Director of the Cambridge Inter-faith Programme. He is the author of many books, including most recently The Future of Christian Theology (OUP, 2011), Christian Wisdom: Desiring God and Learning in Love (CUP, 2007), and Shaping Theology: Engagements in a Religious and Secular World (OUP, 2007).
David Ford currently resides in the state of Colorado.