Feb 17, 2020
Jesus: A Short Life
Posted by John Dickson

Rooted in scholarship and the Gospels, this straightforward account of Jesus draws upon reliable sources and dispels conspiracy theories as well as unfounded evidence to reveal the true man The mists of speculation and fantasy surrounding each of the topics addressed which include the historicity of the New Testament Jesus birth and family and his teachings, miracles,Rooted in scholarship and the Gospels, this straightforward account of Jesus draws upon reliable sources and dispels conspiracy theories as well as unfounded evidence to reveal the true man The mists of speculation and fantasy surrounding each of the topics addressed which include the historicity of the New Testament Jesus birth and family and his teachings, miracles, death, resurrection, and subsequent appearances are cleared away, revealing the founder of Christianity in sharp focus Closing chapters also address the impact of Jesus teaching and life on Christianity today Beautifully illustrated with some of the best loved images of Christ, this is a reliable and readable biography.

  • Title: Jesus: A Short Life
  • Author: John Dickson
  • ISBN: 9780745952802
  • Page: 161
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Jesus A Short Life Rooted in scholarship and the Gospels this straightforward account of Jesus draws upon reliable sources and dispels conspiracy theories as well as unfounded evidence to reveal the true man The mists

    Gregory

    This was a short, punchy, summary of what a large number of New Testament scholars and historians agree on regarding the historical Jesus Although Dr Dickson is a believing Christian and a pastor himself, he focuses the book on what we can know about Jesus from a purely historical perspective Turns out we can establish quite a lot Dickson s main sparring partner in this project is Bishop John Shelby Spong, who is quite radical in rejecting large swaths of the New Testament as mythical Spong is s [...]


    Bill

    This is an historical biography of Jesus rather than a purely biblical one It s accessible and short classic John Dickson Because of the historical methodology, it has a refreshingly different feel to biblical theological accounts of Jesus, and yet the essential radical gospel of Jesus is clearly visible in the sources.


    Eddie

    Historical look at Jesus, from a scholar for non scholars Very informative.


    David Gill

    Extremely interesting book, whether you are religious or not, on the life of Jesus, based only on what is factually corroborated.



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