What did Jesus think of himself? How did he face death? What were his expectations of the future? In this volume, now in paperback, internationally renowned Jesus scholar Dale Allison Jr. addresses such perennially fascinating questions about Jesus. The acclaimed...
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What did Jesus think of himself? How did he face death? What were his expectations of the future? In this volume, now in paperback, internationally renowned Jesus scholar Dale Allison Jr. addresses such perennially fascinating questions about Jesus. The acclaimed hardcover edition received the Biblical Archaeology Society's "Best Book Relating to the New Testament" award in 2011.
Representing the fruit of several decades of research, this major work questions standard approaches to Jesus studies and rethinks our knowledge of the historical Jesus in light of recent progress in the scientific study of memory. Allison's groundbreaking alternative strategy calls for applying what we know about the function of human memory to our reading of the Gospels in order to "construct Jesus" more soundly.
Dale C. Allison Jr. (Ph.D., Duke University) is the Errett M. Grable Professor of New Testament Exegesis and Early Christianity at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. His recent books include Constructing Jesus: Memory, Imagination, and History; Resurrecting Jesus:The Earliest Christian Tradition and Its Interpreters; Studies in Matthew: Interpretation Past and Present; and The Historical Christ and the Theological Jesus. He is ;lso the author (with W. D. Davies) of the three-volume work on Matthew in the International Critical Commentary series, as well as the volume on James
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- What Did Jesus Think Of Himself? How Did He Face Death? What Were His Expectations Of The Future? In This Volume, Now In Paperback, Internationally Renowned Jesus Scholar Dale Allison Jr. Addresses Such Perennially Fascinating Questions About Jesus. The Acclaimed Hardcover Edition Received The Biblical Archaeology Society's "best Book Relating To The New Testament" Award In 2011.<br> <br> Representing The Fruit Of Several Decades Of Research, This Major Work Questions Standard Approaches To Jesus Studies And Rethinks Our Knowledge Of The Historical Jesus In Light Of Recent Progress In The Scientific Study Of Memory. Allison's Groundbreaking Alternative Strategy Calls For Applying What We Know About The Function Of Human Memory To Our Reading Of The Gospels In Order To "construct Jesus" More Soundly.