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Jesus and the Law

Loader, W. (2011) Jesus and the Law. In: Holmén, T. and Porter, S.E., (eds.) Handbook for the Study of the Historical Jesus. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands, pp. 2745-2772.

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A detailed discussion of the question of the historical Jesus and the Law might properly begin with a consideration of such important matters as sources, criteria of authenticity, and review of previous research. It should also include some discussion of the quest for the historical Law, which has become equally problematic. Within the brief compass of this paper it is possible to do little more than flag these issues and assume an appreciation of their significance before proceeding to the discussion of the material...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: Brill
Copyright: 2011 Koninklijke Brill NV
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