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Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography Setting & Symbolism

John Dominic Crossan
This Study Guide consists of approximately 40 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Jesus.
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The Bible

The Bible has been, for centuries, the undisputed source of Christian teaching, an inspiration of faith and a guide to how that faith should be put into practice. It consists of several texts, written over a period of several centuries but edited, for the most part, into a single document on the order of Emperor Constantine of Rome at the Council of Nicaea in 325 AD. It has since been revised and translated several times, a situation that suggests its contents can reasonably be seen as open to interpretation.

The Old Testament

This first part of the Christian Bible consists of writings inspired by Judaism.

The New Testament

The second part of the Bible consists, for the most part, of writings inspired by the life and teachings of Jesus Christ who, in Christian tradition, was the Jewish Messiah prophesied in the Old Testament.

The Four Gospels

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