Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapters 1-4 Abstract
* In Chapter 1, "Introduction", Sanders explains that this book will not attempt to explain Jesus, but will focus on the historical information surrounding the man, such as his relationships and teachings.
* Historians are responsible for dealing in facts, examining news stories, and weighing rumors.
* Jesus and many other figures in this book are considered...
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