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Jesus of Nazareth

Dorothee SoelleLuise Schottroff

Jesus of Nazareth

Dorothee SoelleLuise Schottroff

$36.99

Paperback
160 pages

- Publisher This book presents Jesus as one who not only interacted with a fellowship of friends in a particular place and time, but whose works, words, and inspired community pose timeless challenges for us in contemporary life. His story has not come to an end, but instead opens wide the horizon to create new possibilities for us today. The authors, two of Germany's leading theologians, include illustrations, timelines, and other materials to help the reader. They also provide a glossary that defines and clarifies the historical and religious terminology. Book jacket.

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In this popular yet academically grounded look at Jesus, liberation theologians Dorothee Soelle and Luise Schottroff offer a corrective to the "Jesus of history" research recently made popular through the work of the Jesus Seminar. By situating Jesus within his community of friends--who played a large part in his life, ministry, and movement--the authors show that the story of Jesus has not come to a close. Rather,Jesus of Nazarethdemonstrates how his works, words, and inspired community pose timeless challenges for contemporary life.

This book includes sixty-seven color illustrations, a glossary, chronological table, map, and brief annotated bibliography.



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About "Jesus of Nazareth"

160 pages
- Publisher

This book presents Jesus as one who not only interacted with a fellowship of friends in a particular place and time, but whose works, words, and inspired community pose timeless challenges for us in contemporary life. His story has not come to an end, but instead opens wide the horizon to create new possibilities for us today. The authors, two of Germany's leading theologians, include illustrations, timelines, and other materials to help the reader. They also provide a glossary that defines and clarifies the historical and religious terminology. Book jacket.
- Publisher

In this popular yet academically grounded look at Jesus, liberation theologians Dorothee Soelle and Luise Schottroff offer a corrective to the "Jesus of history" research recently made popular through the work of the Jesus Seminar. By situating Jesus within his community of friends--who played a large part in his life, ministry, and movement--the authors show that the story of Jesus has not come to a close. Rather,Jesus of Nazarethdemonstrates how his works, words, and inspired community pose timeless challenges for contemporary life.

This book includes sixty-seven color illustrations, a glossary, chronological table, map, and brief annotated bibliography.


- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Dorothee Soelle

Dorothee Soelle was for many years Professor of Theology at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Her works include "The Strength of the Weak" and "On Earth as in Heaven".

Luise Schottroff

Luise Schottroff teaches New Testament and feminist theology at the University of Kassel in Germany, and is the author of numerous books and articles, including "Let the Oppressed Go Free" (WJK).

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  • Catalogue Code 196579
  • Product Code 0664225004
  • EAN 9780664225001
  • Pages 158
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Christ
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Jul 2002
  • Dimensions 189 x 125 x 10 mm
  • Weight 0.272kg

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