Jesus and the Gospels (T&t Clark Approaches To Biblical Studies Series)
This study of Jesus and the Gospels considers not simply the historical figure of Jesus, but also the particular 'image' or 'images' of Jesus that are conveyed by these texts. The four Gospels are the primary source of our...
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This study of Jesus and the Gospels considers not simply the historical figure of Jesus, but also the particular 'image' or 'images' of Jesus that are conveyed by these texts.
The four Gospels are the primary source of our knowledge of Jesus, but it is clear that many other factors influence our understanding of this intriguing figure. Indeed, though the evangelists record some biographical details, their task was not simply to record 'history', but to preach the Gospel. Our images of Jesus are formed by this interplay of faith and history, which is what the Gospels are all about.
This book looks at the portrayal of Jesus in the Gospels (including the apocryphal Gospels), using the tools of historical and literary criticism. It also shows how this material has been used by modern scholars such as Sanders, Wright, Crossan and Borg in their writings about Jesus. >
Steve Moyise (Ph.D., University of Birmingham) is professor of New Testament at the University of Chichester. He is author of The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation; The Old Testament in the New and Evoking Scripture: Seeing the Old Testament in the New. He is also coeditor with Maarten Menken of a series exploring the way particular Old Testament books are used in the New Testament, including Psalms in the New Testament; Isaiah in the New Testament; Deuteronomy in the New Testament, and The Minor Prophets in the New Testament.
Most recently he has produced Jesus and Scripture and Paul and Scripture: Studying the New Testament Use of the Old Testament.
Clive Marsh is a Chartered Banker, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland, Associate Chartered Accountant (NZ) and Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.ýýHis past experience includes key roles as Head of Finance & MIS, Director of Commercial Services, Director of Business Development, Divisional Manager of Corporate Services and Group Taxation and Statutory Accountant.ýý He has worked for Shell UK, Shell NZ, Mobil, NatWest UK, NatWest NZ, DataBank (BNZ), A&L Girobank, IBM UK, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Link ICA, Sussex Coast College, EUK (Credit Agricole) aC
- 1. Introduction; 2. Mark's Gospel; 3. Matthew's Gospel; 4. Luke's Gospel; 5. John's Gospel; 6. Apocryphal Gospels; 7. Jesus: Prophet Of Doom? 8. Jesus: Witty Word-spinner? 9. Jesus, Gospels And Different Interests; 10. How Christology Works: The Gospels In Practice; Appendix; Further Reading; Bibliography; Index