Jesus of Nazareth has been the topic of more books, movies, and debates than anybody in history. But who was he? Strauss's accessible introduction examines the primary source documents for understanding the life and ministry of Jesus---the four Gospels. Explore the nature and background of these books and the overall Christological picture they present. 560 pages, hardcover from Zondervan.
To Christian believers, the Gospels record the greatest story ever told, the events of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus, the Messiah. They narrate the climax and turning point in human history, when God acted decisively to achieve salvation for people everywhere. To study the Gospels is to study the foundation of Christianity. Even to those who do not follow Jesus as their Lord, the Gospels serve as the primary source documents for the most influential life ever lived. Jesus of Na
Mark Strauss (PhD, Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary in San Diego. He has written The Davidic Messiah in Luke-Acts, Distorting Scripture?, The Challenge of Bible Translation and Gender Accuracy, and Luke in the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Background Commentary series. Forthcoming books include The Gospels and Jesus, Mark in the revised Expositor's Bible Commentary series, and Mark in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary series.
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