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Published: 26 February 2015

282 Pages


ISBN: 9780199570584

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Jesus and the Chaos of History

Redirecting the Life of the Historical Jesus

James Crossley

Biblical Refigurations

  • Considers how the seemingly radical and egalitarian themes in the earliest Christian traditions co-existed alongside themes of power and dominance.
  • Includes three detailed case studies on the kingdom of God and 'Christology', 'sinners' and purity, and gender in the earliest Gospel traditions.
  • Provides an overview of the historical location of the major trends in historical Jesus scholarship for students and scholars.