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Published: 11 August 2011

144 Pages | 11 b/w halftones

4 3/8 x 6 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199575275

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Jesus: A Very Short Introduction

Richard Bauckham

Very Short Introductions

  • Attributes the four Gospels of the New Testament as the source and inspiration of every interpretation of Jesus
  • Focusses on his 'humanity' and role within the the Christian faith
  • Portrays a diversity of opinions about Jesus for both believers and non-believers
  • Explores his identity, from the wise teacher and interpreter of the Law of Moses, to the charismatic miracle worker and the prophet of the coming kingdom of God
  • Discusses how Jesus became the object of Christian faith and worship