Jesus the Jew
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Edition:1st Fortress Press ed
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.7
- Dimensions (in):8.7 x 5.4 x 0.7
- Publication Date:April 1, 1981
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This now classic book is a significant corrective to several recent developments in the study of the historical Jesus. In contrast to depictions of Jesus as a wandering Cynic teacher, Geza Vermes offers a portrait based on evidence of charismatic activity in first-century Galilee. Vermes shows how the major New Testament titles of Jesus-prophet, Lord, Messiah, son of man, Son of God-can be understood in this historical context. The result is a description of Jesus that retains its power and its credibility.
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