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JESUS WHO? Myth vs. Reality in the Search for the Historical Jesus

by James Gardner

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Published by Booklocker.com, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Christian life & practice,
  • Religion - Christian Life,
  • Religion,
  • Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - General,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Religious,
  • Biography & Autobiography-Religious,
  • Religion / Christian Life,
  • Religion-Bible - Criticism Interpretation - General,
  • Bible - Criticism Interpretation - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8852231M
    ISBN 101591139554
    ISBN 109781591139553
    OCLC/WorldCa79868938

    But the outside arguments they offer in favor of Jesus' existence, from Flavius Josephus to later figures like Tacitus, and Justin Martyr, all disintegrate upon close examination. Dan Barker gives a strong argument against their proposed "evidences" of Jesus' existence in his excellent book : Chris Sosa. The historical Jesus and the Jesus of the early church bear little resemblance to one another. Even more tenuous is the connection between the historical Jesus and later Christianity.

      That would be either Dr. Richard Carrier or Dr. Robert M. Price (although Ralph Ellis appears to have nominated himself, which is nice), depending on who you ask. Robert M. Price is a former pastor with PhD's in theology and New Testament studies. His book The Historical Jesus: The Life of a Mediterranean Jewish Peasant, published in , attempts to eliminate the apocalyptic aspect of the activity and teaching of Jesus. In this respect, it is a revival of the nineteenth-century liberal view of Jesus.

      But there’s enough biblical scholarship about the historical Jesus to raise questions about some of the myths that have formed around Him over the past 2, years. 1 . THE SEARCH FOR THE HISTORICAL JESUS: History of the search/quest. Sponsored link. The term "historical Jesus" refers to events in the life of Yeshua of Nazareth, from his birth in Palestine to his execution in ng in the early 18th century, liberal theologians and other scholars began to interpret the Bible as a historical document, rather than as an inerrant document whose.


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JESUS WHO? Myth vs. Reality in the Search for the Historical Jesus by James Gardner Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Dr. Gardner's concern with detailing the myth vs. reality in every aspect of Jesus' life, there is a tendency to throw out the baby with the bath water. That being said, his section on Jesus' personality does provide deep insight into what was going on in Jesus' mind, and I wish that section were longer.

I give this book 5 stars/5(13). In Dr. Gardner's concern with detailing the myth vs. reality in every aspect of Jesus' life, there is a tendency to throw out the baby with the bath water. That being said, his section on Jesus' personality does provide deep insight into what was going on in Jesus' mind, and I wish that section were longer/5.

The Christ myth theory (also known as the Jesus myth theory, Jesus mythicism, or the Jesus ahistoricity theory) is the view that the story of Jesus is a piece of mythology, possessing no substantial claims to historical fact.

Alternatively, in terms given by Bart Ehrman paraphrasing Earl Doherty, "the historical Jesus did not if he did, he had virtually nothing to do with the founding Description: The story of Jesus of Nazareth is basically.

Historical Jesus is the reconstruction of the life and teachings of Jesus by critical historical methods, in contrast to Christological definitions (the Christ of Christianity) and other Christian accounts of Jesus (the Christ of faith). It also considers the historical and cultural contexts in which Jesus lived.

Virtually all reputable scholars of antiquity agree that Jesus existed. When Jesus is deconstructed and when it becomes clear that the Christ of miracle, mystery, and authority never existed, it is a short step to wondering if the Jesus story as a whole is a myth—something made up, perhaps by a creative school, reflecting both the deepest construct and value of human spirituality.

Myth vs. Reality in the Search for the Historical Jesus James Gardner Paperback Publisher:Inc. May 16 Edition: ISBN: Description: Used - Good Good condition. Internal SKU: W08A Wonder Book is a top rated plus seller in business since and online since !4/5(1). The most comprehensive and systematic review of the life of the historical Jesus critically examines myth vs.

reality concerning his birth, family, childhood, ministry, personal life, teachings, death, and resurrection. Provocative and challenging, but thoroughly researched and documented.

Historian Flavius Josephus wrote one of the earliest non-biblical accounts of Jesus. The first-century Jewish historian Flavius Josephus, who according to. Jesus Myth - The Case Against Historical Christ. By - Janu The majority of people in the world today assume or believe that Jesus Christ was at the very least a real person.

The most comprehensive and systematic review of the life of the historical Jesus critically examines myth vs. reality concerning his birth, family, childhood, ministry, personal life, teachings, death, and resurrection.

Provocative and challenging, but thoroughly researched and Range: $ - $ Was there a person by the name of Jesus who lived in Palestine in the first century A.D.' Do the gospels and the letters of the New Testament really attest to the actual existence of a Messiah, or were these documents written by clever propagandists for the faith rather than by objective historians.

These and other intriguing questions are explored in Jesus in History and Myth, which emerged. A very useful summary of the search for the historical Jesus is contained on This web site groups many of the leading theologians into categories, depending upon their conclusons of the nature of Jesus: Jesus as the heavenly Christ, the myth, the Hellenistic hero, the revolutionary, the wisdom sage, the man of the.

Myth vs. Reality Whereas mythical gods are depicted as superheroes living out human fantasies and lusts, the Gospels portray Jesus as a man of humility, compassion and impeccable moral character. His followers present him as a real person for whom they willingly gave their lives.

The non-Christian scientist Albert Einstein stated, “No one can read the [ ]. Opposed to this, of course, was the Jesus of faith–the one people have believed in for the last 2, years. Martin Kahler wrote a book called “The So-Called Historical Jesus and the Historic Biblical Christ” in which argued that you cannot separate the Christ of faith from the Christ of history.

Jesus: Myth or Reality. is written to explore and uncover the myth and superstitions of religion. It presents a challenge to the religious faithful to re-examine their basis for blind and unquestioning belief. The world is in a chaos of turmoil over religion in this twenty first century.

Biblical Jesus: * Died to redeem the sins of humanity. * God-man, son of God. * Story got more miraculous as we got further and further from the events of his life.

Paul, our earliest New testament writer, does not mention any miraculous birth or. 4 The Quest of the Historical Jesus Dr.

Schweitzer's book does not pretend to be an impartial survey. He has his own solution of the problems, and it is not to be expected that English students will endorse the whole of his view of the Gospel History, any more than his German fellow-workers have done.

But valuable and suggestive as I believe his. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recycled packaging with free standard shipping on U.S.

orders over $   The Historical Jesus: Five Views, edited by James K. Beilby and Paul R. Eddy, brings together a wide spectrum of opinions from today's leading voices in the quest for the historical Jesus. Beilby is the professor of systematic and philosophical theology, and Eddy is the professor of biblical and theological studies at Bethel University/5.

Historical vs. Biblical Jesus. who think there could have been a real person walking around Palestine who was the kernel of truth at the center of the Jesus myth. I have no problem thinking there might have been an itinerant Jewish preacher in the first century CE upon whom the mantle of deity was posthumously draped by the anonymous.

To discover the truth about the claim that the Gospel writers borrowed from mythology, it is important to (1) unearth the history behind the assertions, (2) examine the actual portrayals of the false gods being compared to Christ, (3) expose any logical fallacies being made, and (4) look at why the New Testament Gospels are trustworthy depictions of the true and historical Jesus Christ.Myth Vs.

Reality in the Search for the Historical Jesus Hiresmart: Strategies for Developing a Quality Workforce for the 21st Century.As for finding the corpse of Jesus, if the message of Scripture is true, then it would never be found to provide % DNA evidence because Jesus is alive, not dead.

This is not a myth, but a miracle, and one that proves Jesus was the Messiah, the risen Son of God.