The Trial and Crucifixion of Jesus: Text and Commentary
The Trial and Crucifixion of Jesus: Text and Commentary   -     By: David W. Chapman, Eckhard J. Schnabel
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The Trial and Crucifixion of Jesus is a comprehensive sourcebook for those looking to gain a more robust understanding of this event through the eyes of ancient writers. Featuring extrabiblical primary texts—along with a new translation and commentary by David W. Chapman and Eckhard J. Schnabel— this work is relevant for understanding Jesus’ last days.

The significance of Jesus’ death is apparent from the space that Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John devote to the Passion narrative, from the emphasis of many speeches in the book of Acts, and from the missionary preaching and the theology of the apostle Paul. Exegetical discussions of Jesus’ trial and death have employed biblical (Old Testament) and extrabiblical texts in order to understand the events during the Passover of AD 30 that led to Jesus’ execution by crucifixion. The purpose of this book is to publish the primary texts that have been cited in the scholarly literature as relevant for understanding Jesus’ trial and crucifixion. The texts in the first part deal with Jesus’ trial and interrogation before the Sanhedrin, and the texts in the second part concern Jesus’ trial before Pilate. The texts in part three represent crucifixion as a method of execution in antiquity. For each document, the authors provide the original text (Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek, or Latin), a translation, and commentary. The commentary describes the literary context and the purpose of each document in context before details are clarified, along with observations on the contribution of these texts to understanding Jesus’ trial and crucifixion.

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Title: The Trial and Crucifixion of Jesus: Text and Commentary
By: David W. Chapman, Eckhard J. Schnabel
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 895
Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Publication Date: 2019
Weight: 2 pounds 9 ounces
ISBN: 1683072669
ISBN-13: 9781683072669
Stock No: WW072669

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Endorsements

“The Gospel accounts of the trials and crucifixion of Jesus raise many historical questions that have been extensively debated. This book is a unique and invaluable resource for historical study of those events. It collects a very wide range of relevant sources from ancient literature and archaeology, and provides expert commentary on all of them. The availability of all this material within a single volume will be a powerful catalyst for further research.”

 —Richard Bauckham, FBA, FRSE - Professor Emeritus, University of St. Andrews - Senior Scholar, Ridley Hall, University of Cambridge

 

“In The Trial and Crucifixion of Jesus, David Chapman and Eckhard Schnabel have provided readers with a treasure-house of valuable primary data relating to the trials of Jesus before Jewish and Roman authorities and the practice of crucifixion in the Roman world. Of special value are the 462 texts presented in their original language with translation and commentary. Chapman and Schnabel have produced an essential resource that all scholars concerned with the historical Jesus must consult.”  

—Craig A. Evans - John Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins - Houston Baptist University 

 

“This book is a treasure trove of information about the trial and crucifixion of Jesus. I have referred to it time and again, and have recommended it to both undergraduate and graduate students, who have often commented on how uniquely useful it is. A must for the bookshelves of any New Testament scholar.”

Simon Gathercole - Reader in New Testament, University of Cambridge - Editor, New Testament Studies - Fellow, Tutor and Director of Studies, Fitzwilliam College

Author Bio

David W. Chapman, PhD (University of Cambridge) is professor of New Testament and Archaeology, Covenant Theological Seminary, Saint Louis, Missouri.

Eckhard J. Schnabel is the Mary F. Rockefeller Distinguished Professor of New Testament Studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is the author of numerous books, commentaries, and essays, including Early Christian Mission, Paul the Missionary, and Der Erste Brief an die Korinther in the Historisch-Theologische Auslegung commentary series.

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