The Jesus Legend: A Case for the Historical Reliability of the Synoptic Jesus Tradition
Even mature Christians have trouble defending the person and divinity of Christ. The Jesus Legend builds a convincing interdisciplinary case for the unique and plausible position of Jesus in human history. He was real and his presence on the planet has been well-documented.
The authors of the New Testament didn't plant evidence, though each writer did tell the truth from a unique perspective. This book carefully investigates the Gospel portraits of Jesus--particularly the Synoptic Gospels--assessing what is reliable history and fictional legend. The authors contend that a cumulative case for the general reliability of the Synoptic Gospels can be made and boldly challenge those who question the veracity of the Jesus found there.
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Review: Jesus Legend, The: A Case for the Historical Reliability of the Synoptic Jesus TraditionUser Review - John Martindale - Goodreads
In this excellent work, the authors covered so much; touching on the Jewishness of first century Palestine, whether Jesus was just one among the legends, myths and divine men. They took a look at the ... Read full review
Review: Jesus Legend, The: A Case for the Historical Reliability of the Synoptic Jesus TraditionUser Review - Daniel Goldberg - Goodreads
A bit heady, but good. Quite thorough. Read full review
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