How God became Jesus : the real origins of belief in Jesus' divine nature--a response to Bart Ehrman (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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How God became Jesus : the real origins of belief in Jesus' divine nature--a response to Bart Ehrman

Author: Michael F Bird
Publisher: Grand Rapids : Zondervan, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Five Bible scholars refute the assertions in Bart Ehrman's "How Jesus Became God," a book claiming that Jesus, and even his disciples, did not believe that he was God.
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Named Person: Jesus Christ; Bart D Ehrman; Jesus Christ.; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jésus-Christ.; Jésus-Christ; Jésus-Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael F Bird
ISBN: 9780310519591 0310519594
OCLC Number: 871186821
Description: 236 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The story of Jesus as the story of God / Michael F. Bird --
Of gods, angels, and men / Michael F. Bird --
Excursus 1: Kings, angels, and holy men --
Did Jesus think he was God? / Michael F. Bird --
Getting the burial traditions and evidence right / Craig A. Evans --
What did the first Christians think about Jesus? / Simon Gathercole --
Problems with Ehrman's interpretive categories / Chris Tilling --
Misreading Paul's Christology: problems with Ehrman's exegesis / Chris Tilling --
An exclusive religion: orthodoxy and heresy, inclusion and exclusion / Charles E. Hill --
Excursus 2: Second-century evidence for Jesus as God: pagan, early orthodox, and gnostic testimony --
Excursus 3: Second-century evidence for Jesus as God: the Nomina Sacra --
Paradox pushers and persecutors? / Charles E. Hill --
Excursus 4: Third-century evidence for Jesus as God: the Alexamenos Graffitio --
Excursus 5: Third-century evidence for Jesus as God: The inscription at Meggido --
Concluding thoughts / Michael F. Bird.
Responsibility: Michael F. Bird, Craig A. Evans, Simon J. Gathercole, Charles E. Hill, Chris Tilling.

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This book is a response by five internationally recognized biblical scholars to Bart Ehrman's new book How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee.  Read more...

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