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The Historical Jesus: Contemporary interpreters and new perspectives

Loader, W. (2010) The Historical Jesus: Contemporary interpreters and new perspectives. Henoch: Studies in Judaism and Christianity from Second Temple to Late Antiquity, 32 (2). pp. 301-304.

Abstract

Yeshua haNotzri (Jesus of Nazareth) is a character that since antiquity has attracted the interest of many, and not primarily for intellectual or academic reasons. Jesus is the founder of one of the largest world religions, Christianity, and a recognized figure in Judaism and Islam. Over the centuries, his figure has been at the center of innumerable controversies. The understanding of his words and deeds has shaped, and at the same time has been shaped by, the self-understanding of millions of people. Moreover, Jesus is also a historical character and as such has been the object of historical inquiry...

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: Morcelliana
Copyright: 2010 Todd Hanneken
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/22112
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