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Jesus : a short life

Author: John P Dickson
Publisher: Oxford : Lion, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covering the historicity of the New Testament, Jesus' birth and family, his historical context, teachings, miracles, death, resurrection and subsequent appearances, this book clears away the mists of speculation and fantasy, revealing the founder of Christianity. It considers the real significance of Jesus for the 21st century.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John P Dickson
ISBN: 9780745953649 0745953646 9780745952802 0745952801 9780825478024 0825478022
OCLC Number: 223914262
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Why the headlines almost always get Him wrong --
Jesus on the margins of history --
How historians read the New Testament --
Vital statistics --
Mentor and competitors --
Kingdom of judgement and love --
Strange circle of friends --
Miracles, history and the Kingdom --
Contra Jerusalem --
Last Supper --
Crucifixion --
Resurrection --
Epilogue: A short life?
Responsibility: John Dickson.

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