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Who do my opponents say I am? [electronic resource] : an investigation of the accusations against Jesus / edited by Scot McKnight, Joseph B. Modica.

Contributor(s): McKnight, Scot | Modica, Joseph B.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of New Testament studies: 327.; Library of New Testament studiesLibrary of historical Jesus studies: ; T & T Clark library of biblical studies: Publisher: London : T & T Clark, c2008Description: 1 online resource (x, 175 p.).ISBN: 9780567562821 (electronic bk.); 0567562824 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Jesus Christ -- Historicity | Jesus Christ -- Historicity | Jesus Christ -- Saviour | Jesus Christ | Religion | RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Christology | Jesus Christus | Geschichtlichkeit | AnklageGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Who do my opponents say I am?DDC classification: 232.908 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Scot McKnight and Joseph B. Modica -- Jesus as law-breaker / Michael F. Bird -- Jesus as demon-possessed / Dwight D. Sheets -- Jesus as glutton and drunkard / Joseph B. Modica -- Jesus as blasphemer / Darrell L. Bock -- Jesus as false prophet / James F. McGrath -- Jesus as King of the Jews / Lynn H. Cohick -- Jesus as mamzer ("illegitimate son") / Scot McKnight.
Summary: This volume will unpack the seven allegations proposed by Scot McKnight in his article 'Calling Jesus Mamzer' in the inaugural volume of The Journal for the Historical Jesus (Volume 1.1 2003: 73-103). Each essay will explore the historicity of each accusation and what they tell us about Jesus. McKnight and Modica propose that by examining these specific allegations, one can begin to comprehend a neglected dimension of historical Jesus studies, namely, that Jesus can be understood by what his opponents (critics) say of him. They contend that such an approach offers, as Malina and Neyrey have pr.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Scot McKnight and Joseph B. Modica -- Jesus as law-breaker / Michael F. Bird -- Jesus as demon-possessed / Dwight D. Sheets -- Jesus as glutton and drunkard / Joseph B. Modica -- Jesus as blasphemer / Darrell L. Bock -- Jesus as false prophet / James F. McGrath -- Jesus as King of the Jews / Lynn H. Cohick -- Jesus as mamzer ("illegitimate son") / Scot McKnight.

This volume will unpack the seven allegations proposed by Scot McKnight in his article 'Calling Jesus Mamzer' in the inaugural volume of The Journal for the Historical Jesus (Volume 1.1 2003: 73-103). Each essay will explore the historicity of each accusation and what they tell us about Jesus. McKnight and Modica propose that by examining these specific allegations, one can begin to comprehend a neglected dimension of historical Jesus studies, namely, that Jesus can be understood by what his opponents (critics) say of him. They contend that such an approach offers, as Malina and Neyrey have pr.

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