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Jesus in history, legend, scripture, and tradition : a world encyclopedia

Author: J L Houlden
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many books have been written about Jesus, but this two-volume work takes a different approach than most. What sets it apart is that it emphasizes Jesus' lasting impact on world history and his legacy in the imagination over 2,000 years. Written as an introduction, the encyclopedia is equally suitable for Christians who wish to better understand the history and philosophy of their religion and for non-Christians who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jesus in history, legend, scripture, and tradition
(DLC) 2014047080
(OCoLC)898167353
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J L Houlden
ISBN: 9781610698047 1610698045
OCLC Number: 910916321
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Volume 1. A-K --
Volume 2. L-W.
Responsibility: Leslie Houlden, general editor ; Antone Minard, editor.

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This multifaceted work contextualizes Jesus in religion and culture by bringing together articles on folklore, history, literature, philosophy, popular culture, and theology.  Read more...

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