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Jesus and his death : historiography, the historical Jesus, and atonement theory

Author: Scot McKnight
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2005.
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In this careful and far-reaching study, Scot McKnight contends that Jesus did in fact anticipate his own death, that Jesus understood his death as an atoning sacrifice, and that his death as an  Read more...


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Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scot McKnight
ISBN: 1932792295 9781932792294
OCLC Number: 1104313251
Description: 440 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface PART ONE: THE DEBATE 1 The Historical Jesus, the Death of Jesus, Historiography, and Theology 2 Jesus' Death in Scholarship 3 Re-enter Jesus' Death PART TWO: THE REALITY OF A PREMATURE DEATH 4 The Leading Foot in the Dance of Atonement 5 A Temporary Presence in God's Providence 6 Jesus and the Prophetic Fate PART THREE: A RANSOM FOR MANY 7 The Authenticity of the Ransom Saying Excursus: The Son of Man 8 Jesus and the Scripture Prophets 9 The Script for Jesus 10 Jesus and the Servant 11 The Passion Predictions PART FOUR: JESUS AND THE LAST SUPPER 12 Pesah in Jewish History 13 Pesah and the Last Supper 14 This Bread and This Cup 15 Jesus and the Covenant 16 "Poured Out" and Eschatology 17 Conclusions Excursus: Chasing Down Paul's Theological Ship Works Cited Scripture Index Author Index Subject Index
Responsibility: Scot McKnight.


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Recent books on the historical Jesus illustrate how compelling scholars and general readers alike find the topic of Jesus' death. But these books also illustrate a major problem-some studies depend Read more...

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