Jesus Among Friends and Enemies
This engaging text offers a fresh alternative to standard introductions to Jesus. Combining literary and sociohistorical approaches and offering a tightly integrated treatment, a team of highly respected scholars examines how Jesus's friends and enemies respond to him in the...
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This engaging text offers a fresh alternative to standard introductions to Jesus. Combining literary and sociohistorical approaches and offering a tightly integrated treatment, a team of highly respected scholars examines how Jesus's friends and enemies respond to him in the Gospel narratives. It is the first book to introduce readers to the rich portraits of Jesus in the Gospels by surveying the characters who surround him in those texts--from John the Baptist, the disciples, and the family of Jesus to Satan, Pontius Pilate, and Judas Iscariot (among others). Contributors include Richard J. Bauckham, Warren Carter, and Edith M. Humphrey.
Chris Keith (PhD, University of Edinburgh) is professor of New Testament and early Christianity and director of the Centre for the Social-Scientific Study of the Bible at St. Mary's University College, Twickenham. He was a 2010 recipient of the John Templeton Award for Theological Promise for his book "The Pericope Adulterae, the Gospel of John, and the Literacy of Jesus "and was named a 2012 Society of Biblical Literature Regional Scholar. A
Larry W. Hurtado is professor of New Testament language, literature, and theology at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
- Introduction: Jesus Outside And Inside The New Testament <i>chris Keith<br></i><b>part 1: The Friends Of Jesus<br></b>1. God And Angels <i>edith M. Humphrey<br></i>2. John The Baptist <i>michael F. Bird<br></i>3. The Disciples <i>warren Carter<br></i>4. The Family Of Jesus <i>richard J. Bauckham<br></i>5. Other Friends Of Jesus: Mary Magdalene, The Bethany Family, And The Beloved Disciple <i>dieter T. Roth<br></i>6. Secret Disciples: Nicodemus And Joseph Of Arimathea <i>david M. Allen<br></i><b>part 2: The Enemies Of Jesus<br></b>7. Satan And Demons <i>loren T. Stuckenbruck<br></i>8. The Jewish Leaders <i>anthony Le Donne<br></i>9. Political Authorities: The Herods, Caiaphas, And Pontius Pilate <i>helen K. Bond</i>	<br>10. Judas Iscariot: The Betrayer Of Jesus <i>holly J. Carey<br></i>conclusion: Seeking The Historical Jesus Among Friends And Enemies <i>chris Keith With Larry W. Hurtado<br></i>indexes