Item description for Jesus and the Fundamentalism of His Day by William Loader...
In Jesus and the Fundamentalism of His Day Loader investigates each of the four Gospels as well as the major streams of tradition that stand behind them. What emerges from this fascinating study is a diverse range of interpretations of Jesus. Mark depicts a Jesus prepared to jettison some parts of biblical law. Matthew and Luke, following "Q," portray a Jesus who remained fully observant of the Torah and made his impact though the placement of emphasis. John, by contrast, has Jesus assume the qualities of divine law within himself, never disparaging its requirements though for him they are no longer in force. Loader sets these diverse pictures of Jesus side by side, highlighting both their similarities and their differences and exploring the implications of his study for interpreting the Bible today.
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Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.97" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.46" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2001
Publisher Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
ISBN 080284796X ISBN13 9780802847966
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More About William Loader
William Loader is professor emeritus of New Testament at Murdoch University, Perth, Australia. His other books about sexuality in early Judaism and Christianity are"Philo, Josephus, and the Testaments on Sexuality"; "The Pseudepigrapha on Sexuality"; "The Dead Sea Scrolls on Sexuality"; "Enoch, Levi, and the Jubilees on Sexuality"; and "The New Testament on Sexuality"
William Loader currently resides in Perth. William Loader was born in 1944.
William Loader has published or released items in the following series...
Attitudes Towards Sexuality in Judaism and Christianity in the H
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Offers a cautious and highly recommended perspective Jul 5, 2001
In Jesus And The Fundamentalism Of His Day: The Gospels, The Bible, And Jesus, William Loader (Professor of New Testament, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia) carefully and articulately examines the ways in which the authors of the four canonical Gospels, and their forebears traditions, in portraying Jesus' use of Judaic law. Professor Loader offers a cautious and highly recommended perspective on the likely stance of the historical Jesus in a thoroughly fascinating, informative, diverse, and insightful survey of the interpretations of Jesus. These various images of Jesus are set side by side in the final chapter of Jesus And The Fundamentalism Of His Day, highlighting both similarities and differences as he explores the consequences and implications for modern Christians interpreting and studying the Gospel presentations of Jesus.