Quest For the Messiah
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About "Quest For the Messiah"
John Painter studies the complex messianic expectations of the first century and the way John found these significant for his understanding of humanity.
Meet the Author
John Painter, PhD, FAHA, is the foundation professor of theology at Charles Sturt University, Canberra, Australia. He has published over one hundred chapters in academic books and journal articles. His previous books include John: Witness and Theologian, Reading John's Gospel Today, The Quest for the Messiah, Mark's Gospel: Worlds in Conflict, Theology as Hermeneutics: Rudolf Bultmann's Interpretation of the History of Jesus, and Just James: The Brother of Jesus in History and Tradition.