Finding the Historical Christ: After Jesus (Volume 3)   -     By: Paul Barnett
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Finding the Historical Christ: After Jesus (Volume 3)

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2009 / Paperback

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This book by Paul Barnett is a calculated reaction against the popular dichotomy between the Jesus of history and the Christ of faith. In Finding the Historical Christ Barnett seeks to establish that the two figures are, in fact, one and the same. The culmination of Barnett's After Jesus trilogy, Finding the Historical Christ carefully examines the ancient sources pertaining to Jesus, including writings by historians hostile to the Christian movement, the summarized "biographies" of Jesus in the book of Acts, and especially the four canonical Gospels. Based on compelling historical evidence, Barnett maintains that Jesus of Nazareth regarded himself as the prophesied Christ, as did his disciples before Jesus died and rose again. He explains this is the only way to explain the phenomenon of the early church worshiping Jesus.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 304
Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0802848907
ISBN-13: 9780802848901
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Author Bio

Paul Barnett is Visiting Fellow in Ancient History at Macquarie University and teaches at Moore College in Sydney and Regent College in Vancouver. His previous books include the other volumes in the After Jesus trilogy and the NICNT volume on Second Corinthians.

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Paul Barnett’s title here is a calculated reaction against the currently popular dichotomy between the Jesus of history and the Christ of faith. In Finding the Historical ChristBarnett seeks to establish that the two figures are, in fact, one and the same.

He begins by examining the veracity of the historical documents pertaining to Jesus, including the accounts of historians antipathetic to the Christian movement — Josephus, Tacitus, and Pliny —and the summarized “biographies” of Jesus that appear in Acts and other letters of Paul. However, the four gospels receive the majority of Barnett’s attention. He identifies the process by which the words and works of Jesus found their way from the source into these earliest written accounts.

Throughout, Barnett reveals time and again that, based on the truth of the historical documents, there can be no explanation but that the historical Jesus was also the prophesied Christ, both in his own mind and eventually also in the minds of the disciples before he died and rose again. Astutely argued, this book is a compelling and convincing attempt to once and for all put to rest any other interpretation of Jesus, the Christ.

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