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Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography Chapter Summary & Analysis - Epilogue, From Jesus to Christ Summary

John Dominic Crossan
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Epilogue, From Jesus to Christ Summary and Analysis

The quotes here refer to historical documentation as being the purview of the privileged.

The author summarizes all his theories into a single narrative, reinforcing and defining his thesis that Jesus' teachings were as much a socio-political movement as an evolution in spirituality.

The author contemplates some of the ways Christianity has questioned its identity, and affirms what he believes to be the answer to those questions. He suggests that that answer results from the development of a number of divergent views and / or experiences of Jesus, all of which are built upon and/or defined by the blend of history and interpretation, a blend that must, he further suggests, be constantly reexamined. He concludes the section and the book with consideration of the actions of the Roman Emperor Constantine in calling The Council of Nicea. He...

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