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The Resource Jesus outside the New Testament : an introduction to the ancient evidence, Robert E. Van Voorst

Jesus outside the New Testament : an introduction to the ancient evidence, Robert E. Van Voorst

Label
Jesus outside the New Testament : an introduction to the ancient evidence
Title
Jesus outside the New Testament
Title remainder
an introduction to the ancient evidence
Statement of responsibility
Robert E. Van Voorst
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Van Voorst, Robert E
Index
index present
LC call number
BT297
LC item number
.V36 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studying the historical Jesus
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  • Jesus Christ
  • Jesus Christ
Label
Jesus outside the New Testament : an introduction to the ancient evidence, Robert E. Van Voorst
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-234) and indexes
Contents
  • Pliny the Younger: the Christ of Christian worship
  • Suetonius: the instigator Chrestus
  • Tacitus: the executed Christ
  • Mara bar Serapion: the wise Jewish king
  • Lucian of Samosata: the crucified Sophist
  • Celsus: Christ the magician
  • Conclusions
  • 3.
  • Jesus in Jewish writings
  • Is Jesus mentioned in the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • 1.
  • Josephus: Jesus, a wise man called the Christ
  • Rabbinic tradition: Jesus the magician and deceiver
  • Toledot Yeshu: how ancient a Polemic against Jesus
  • Conclusions
  • 4.
  • Jesus in the sources of the canonical gospels
  • L: Jesus, the powerful teacher and healer
  • Special material of Matthew: an M source on Jesus
  • Signs source of the fourth gospel: Jesus the Messiah
  • Q: Jesus, the agent of the Kingdom of God
  • Study of Jesus outside the New Testament
  • Conclusions
  • 5.
  • Jesus in Christian writings after the New Testament
  • Agrapha: scattered sayings of Jesus
  • Nag Hammadi literature: Jesus the revealer of secret knowledge
  • New Testament Apocrypha: traditions and legends about Jesus
  • Brief history of research
  • Did Jesus really exist
  • Plan of the present work
  • 2.
  • Jesus in classical writings
  • Thallos: the eclipse at Jesus' death
Control code
43286799
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 248 p.
Isbn
9780802843685
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99086146
Label
Jesus outside the New Testament : an introduction to the ancient evidence, Robert E. Van Voorst
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-234) and indexes
Contents
  • Pliny the Younger: the Christ of Christian worship
  • Suetonius: the instigator Chrestus
  • Tacitus: the executed Christ
  • Mara bar Serapion: the wise Jewish king
  • Lucian of Samosata: the crucified Sophist
  • Celsus: Christ the magician
  • Conclusions
  • 3.
  • Jesus in Jewish writings
  • Is Jesus mentioned in the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • 1.
  • Josephus: Jesus, a wise man called the Christ
  • Rabbinic tradition: Jesus the magician and deceiver
  • Toledot Yeshu: how ancient a Polemic against Jesus
  • Conclusions
  • 4.
  • Jesus in the sources of the canonical gospels
  • L: Jesus, the powerful teacher and healer
  • Special material of Matthew: an M source on Jesus
  • Signs source of the fourth gospel: Jesus the Messiah
  • Q: Jesus, the agent of the Kingdom of God
  • Study of Jesus outside the New Testament
  • Conclusions
  • 5.
  • Jesus in Christian writings after the New Testament
  • Agrapha: scattered sayings of Jesus
  • Nag Hammadi literature: Jesus the revealer of secret knowledge
  • New Testament Apocrypha: traditions and legends about Jesus
  • Brief history of research
  • Did Jesus really exist
  • Plan of the present work
  • 2.
  • Jesus in classical writings
  • Thallos: the eclipse at Jesus' death
Control code
43286799
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 248 p.
Isbn
9780802843685
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99086146

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