(PUBOxford University)"Easy to read and interesting, the book draws the reader into its subject. Nonthreatening to the beginner in Gospel studies, this book may be read with great profit by the New Testament scholar as well,"---Choice. There is increased coverage of literary and archaeological evidence. 324 pages, softcover.
Jesus of Nazareth and the four New Testament gospels continue to fascinate people from many cultural and religious backgrounds. Here, Stanton assesses the reliability of the evangelist's portraits of Jesus, and explores his teaching, intentions, and the reasons for his downfall. A leading specialist on the gospels, Stanton sheds new light on the topic.