Jesus, Paul, and the Gospels forms both a capstone and an introduction to Jimmy Dunns groundbreaking works about the beginnings of Christianity. If I had only one volume to put in the hands of someone who asked, Where do I begin to read Dunn? this would be the book.
North Park University
In this clear and insightful book, James Dunn offers a concise yet panoramic view of the origins of the early Jesus movement a subject in which he has long been a proven master.
Bruce W. Longenecker
Anyone seeking an introduction to Jesus, Paul, the Gospels, and their interconnections will find no better book than this. The fruit of a lifetime of research by a master scholar-teacher, it is vintage Dunn: clear, concise, creative, and credible.
Michael J. Gorman
St. Marys Seminary and University