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John Dominic Crossan
John D. Crossan is generally acknowledged to be the premier historical Jesus scholar in the world. His books include The Historical Jesus, Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography, and Who Killed Jesus? He recently appeared in the PBS special "From Jesus to Christ." show more

John D. Crossan is generally acknowledged to be the premier historical Jesus scholar in the world. His books include The Historical Jesus, Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography, and Who Killed Jesus? He recently appeared in the PBS special "From Jesus to Christ."
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Birth date: January 01, 1934
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Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it 9 years ago
The renowned biblical scholar offers a literary and historical reconsideration of the parables of Jesus and considers the gospels as parables about Jesus. Fascinating, thoughtful, insightful, and provocative scholarship.
Clif's Book World
Clif's Book World rated it 15 years ago
This is a thoughtful analysis of the Gospel of Mark's description of the last week of Jesus' life. It provides a view that most progressive Christians can feel comfortable with. It's a view that doesn't require the reader to suspend their understanding of life, history and reality.
EricCWelch
EricCWelch rated it 24 years ago
This debate reflects the distinction that is made between the Jesus of history and the Jesus of faith. Over the past two hundred years, the traditional supernaturalistic understanding of the Gospels has been challenged by those who propose that the message of the Gospels is contained in myth. They s...
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