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Jesus and history : how we know his life and claims / Steven Waterhouse.

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  • ISBN: 9780977405176
  • ISBN: 0977405176
  • Physical Description: 272 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Amarillo, TX : Westcliff Press, ©2009.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-266) and index.
Historical reliability of the Gospels -- The Gospel of Matthew -- The Gospel of Mark -- The Gospel of Luke -- The Gospel of John -- Conclusions on the four Gospels -- Jesus and Gospel history from A.D. 30-A.D. 60 -- The life of Jesus in the Epistles -- Gospel people also mentioned in non-Christian sources : Jesus and followers -- Gospel people also mentioned in non-Christian sources : Jewish and Roman leaders -- Places in the Gospels -- Jesus, history and miracles -- Review and conclusions -- Appendix : Outside the heavenly city -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
Jesus and History examines the historical background of the four Gospels. Can we identify their authors and dates, or were they later forgeries? Are the people and places in the Gospels historical or mythological? -- Did Jesus do the miracles and make the claims attributed to him, or did early Christians exaggerate his life? Who is he? Also, included in the appendix is rare historical research on abortion in the ancient world and the response by the first Christians: Outside the Heavenly City; Abortion in Rome and the Early Church's Response. - Back cover.
Subject: Bible. Gospels > Evidences, authority, etc.
Bible. Gospels > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Jesus Christ > Historicity.

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