In Search of Paul  -     By: John Dominic Crossan, Jonathan L. Reed
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In Search of Paul

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The co-founder of the Jesus Seminar and a rising star in biblical archaeology have teamed up to reply to typical questions asked concerning Paul: Who was Jesus in Paul's eyes? What was the Apostle to the Gentiles' relationship with Jewish Christians? How did he view the role of women and the institution of slavery? 464 pages, softcover. HarperSanFrancisco.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 464
Vendor: HarperCollins
Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 9.0 X 6.0 (inches)
ISBN: 0060816163
ISBN-13: 9780060816162
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John Dominic Crossan, the eminent historical Jesus scholar, and Jonathan L. Reed, an expert in biblical archaeology, reveal through archaeology and textual scholarship that Paul, like Jesus, focused on championing the Kingdom of God––a realm of justice and equality––against the dominant, worldly powers of the Roman empire.

Many theories exist about who Paul was, what he believed, and what role he played in the origins of Christianity. Using archaeological and textual evidence, and taking advantage of recent major discoveries in Italy, Greece, Turkey, and Syria, Crossan and Reed show that Paul was a fallible but dedicated successor to Jesus, carrying on Jesus's mission of inaugurating the Kingdom of God on earth in opposition to the reign of Rome. Against the concrete backdrop of first–century Grego–Roman and Jewish life, In Search of Paul reveals the work of Paul as never before, showing how and why the liberating messages and practices of equality, caring for the poor, and a just society under God's rules, not Rome's, were so appealing.

Readers interested in Paul as a historical figure and his place in the development of Christianity


•Readers interested in archaeology and anthropology

Author Bio

John Dominic Crossan, professor emeritus at DePaul University, is widely regarded as the foremost historical Jesus scholar of our time. He is the author of several bestselling books, including The Historical Jesus, God and Empire, Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography, The Greatest Prayer, and The Power of Parable. He lives in Minneola, Florida.

Jonathan L Reed is a leading authority on the archaeology of early Christianity and has excavated in Galilee since 1987. He has conducted research at the Albright Institute for Archaeological Research in Jerusalem, the American Academy in Rome, and the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. He is author of Archaeology and the Galilean Jesus and has co-authored with John Dominic Crossan two bestselling books, Excavating Jesus and In Search of Paul. He is professor of New Testament at the University of La Verne and is on the research council of Claremont Graduate University's world-renowned Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, where he is directing their Galilean Archaeology and the Historical Jesus project.

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“An adventure in history, theology, and the politics of empire. Christianity needs this book, but so does America.”

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