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The historical Jesus books

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Once Upon a Time ... Two Thousand Years Ago by Robin Parker Once Upon a Time ... Two Thousand Years Ago

The story begins in an obscure town in an occupied country. There in a lowly stable a child was born whose life's work was to free mankind from sin and bring us everlasting life. Here in verse Robin Parker retells...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

The Christian Fallacy The Real Truth About Jesus and the Early History of Christianity by Paul McGrane The Christian Fallacy The Real Truth About Jesus and the Early History of Christianity

A careful examination of the current thinking on the historical basis of Christianity and a new theory for consideration.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Love is His Meaning Understanding the Teaching of Jesus by Keith Ward Love is His Meaning Understanding the Teaching of Jesus

Jesus' teaching has changed the world. Yet his sayings can often seem cryptic and hard to understand. This book offers a positive and creative interpretation of Jesus' teachings for today.
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/07/2017

The Origin of Divine Christology by Dr. Andrew Ter Ern (The University of Hong Kong) Loke The Origin of Divine Christology

This book offers a new contribution by addressing alternative hypotheses and previously neglected evidence using transdisciplinary tools.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

Jesus and the Last Supper by Brant Pitre Jesus and the Last Supper

Who did Jesus of Nazareth claim to be? What was his relationship to early Judaism? When and how did he expect the kingdom to come? What were his intentions? Though these key questions have been addressed in studies of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2017

Christmas: The Birth and Childhood of Jesus by Mark Messenger Christmas: The Birth and Childhood of Jesus

Classic illustrations by Harold Copping, Ambrose Dudley, William Hole & JJ Tissot
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

The Wisdom of Jesus Between the Sages of Israel and the Apostles of the Church by Charles W., Jr. Hedrick The Wisdom of Jesus Between the Sages of Israel and the Apostles of the Church
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An exploration of the sayings of the historical Jesus and how they can be distinguished within the later mythologising of the Gospels.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/04/2017

Jesus A Very Brief History by Helen K. Bond Jesus A Very Brief History

Short, accessible introduction to the historical Jesus and his continuing influence on the world and how we understand it.
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/04/2017

Coming Soon

Quests of the Historical Jesus by Colin (Fuller Theological Seminary, California, USA) Brown Quests of the Historical Jesus
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Jesus of Nazareth ranks among the most important figures in history. Yet there is no common agreement about his identity. It is generally accepted that there were three quests of the historical Jesus. The first was characterised by Albert Schweitzer,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/01/2018

The Madness of King Jesus The Real Reasons for His Execution by Justin J. Meggitt The Madness of King Jesus The Real Reasons for His Execution

Why was Jesus killed by the Romans? Was he a dangerous subversive, executed because he declared himself to be the Son of God? Or was he silenced for another - far more disturbing - reason that has so far been...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

Always with Us? What Jesus Really Said about the Poor by Liz Theoharis Always with Us? What Jesus Really Said about the Poor

A strong theological call for ending the abomination of systemic poverty Jesus's words the poor you will always have with you (Matthew 26:11) are regularly used to suggest that ending poverty is impossible, that poverty is a result of moral...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/04/2017

The True Jesus Uncovering the Divinity of Christ in the Gospels by David Limbaugh The True Jesus Uncovering the Divinity of Christ in the Gospels

Limbaugh combines the four Gospel stories into a unified account ... and guides readers on a faith journey through the Four Evangelists' testimonies of the life of Jesus Christ --Dust cover flap.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/04/2017

Exquisite Jesus by Keith D. Jackson Exquisite Jesus


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2017

Seven-Mile Miracle Journey Into the Presence of God Through the Last Words of Jesus by Steven Furtick Seven-Mile Miracle Journey Into the Presence of God Through the Last Words of Jesus


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2017

The Crucifixion Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ by Fleming Rutledge The Crucifixion Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ

Though the apostle Paul boldly proclaimed Christ crucified as the heart of the gospel, Fleming Rutledge notes that preaching about the cross of Christ is remarkably neglected in most churches today. In this book Rutledge addresses the issues and controversies...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2017

Jesus and the Gospel by W. R. Farmer Jesus and the Gospel

This book provides a credible account of the essential development of the tradition concerning Jesus from his own time to that of Constantine. Professor Farmer, an internationally known and highly original scholar, situates the beginnings of the Jesus tradition with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/02/2017

Sacred Flowers, Holy Trees, & Blessed Thorns Fifty Plants in the Life of Jesus by Ami Tamir Sacred Flowers, Holy Trees, & Blessed Thorns Fifty Plants in the Life of Jesus

This book tells the stories of fifty flowers and trees connected with Christian tradition which can be found, at the right season, by the Christian pilgrim visiting the land of Israel. Illustrations are included to enable the pilgrim to identify...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/12/2016

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