Everything you need to understand or teach The Historical Figure of Jesus by E. P. Sanders.
"The Historical Figure of Jesus" by E.P. Sanders is an in-depth look at the historical life of Jesus. Over the centuries, there have been many conflicts, in both the historical and theological fields because there is little documented historical information regarding the life and times of Jesus. It is clear to most that the New Testament cannot be considered as an historical document for a number of reasons. These include the fact that the New Testament has much room for interpretation, was written by men many years after Jesus died, and that the book has been altered. All these facts have been proven.
Sanders chooses to look not only at Jesus, but at his surroundings shortly before, during, and after his death. The first century in Galilee and Palestine is quite different than it is today, and Sanders does a good job outlining the Palestinian way of...
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