Authenticating the Activities of Jesus (New Testament Tools by Bruce D Chilton

By Bruce D Chilton

This quantity studies the standards, assumptions, and strategies taken with severe Jesus learn. Its goal is to explain the strategies essential to distinguish culture that stems from Jesus from culture and interpretation that stem from later tradents and evangelists. This e-book has additionally been released in paperback, please click on the following for info.

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The Acts of Jesus, 146-48. " The Seminar's portrait of Jesus as a teacher (but not messianic claimant) is insufficient to account for what happened to Jesus and the ideas his following entertained in the aftermath. One remembers Sanders's appreciation of one important aspect of the work of the late Morton Smith. 5 9 Sanders describes it as "a serious effort to explain historically some of the principal puzzles about Jesus, specifically why he attracted attention, why he was executed, and why he was subsequently deified .

Achtemeier, "Miracles and the Historical Jesus: A Study of Mark 9:14-29," CBQ 37 (1975) 471-91; O. Betz and W. Grimm, Wesen und Wirklichkeit der Wunder Jesu (ANTJ 2; Frankfurt am Main and Bern: Lang, 1977); Smith, Jesus the Magician, 101: "In most miracle stories no explanation at all is given; Jesus simply speaks or acts and the miracle is done by his personal power. This trait probably reflects historical fact"; D. Zeller, "Wunder und Bekenntnis: zum Sitz im Leben urchristlicher Wundergeschichten," BZ 25 (1981) 204-22; G.

Studying the Historical Jesus, 356-57. 24 Argued inter alios by Fuller, Interpreting the Miracles, 25; N. Perrin, Rediscovering the Teaching of Jesus (New York: Harper & Row, 1976) 65; D. E. 2 (1980) 1525; Witherington, Christology, 155-56, 201. 25 Q: Matt 4:3 = Luke 4:3; Matt 8:5-10, 13b = Luke 7:1-10; Matt 11:4-5 = Luke 7:22; Matt 10:8 = Luke 10:9; Matt 11:20-24 = Luke 10:13-15; Matt 9:32-34 = 12:22-29 = Luke 11:14-15, 17-22; unique Matthean material: 7:22; 9:27-31; 17:2427; 21:14; unique Lukan material: 4:18, 23-27; 5:1-1 1; 7:11-17; 8:2; 9:54; 10:1720; 13:10-17; 13:32; 14:1-6; 17:11-21; 22:51; 23:8, 37, 39; 24:19.

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