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Jesus beyond Christianity

Gregory A. Barker

Jesus beyond Christianity

the classic texts

by Gregory A. Barker

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Gregory A. Barker & Stephen E. Gregg ; foreword by Desmond M. Tutu
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT304.9 .J46 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 302 p. ;
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24525175M
ISBN 109780199553457, 9780199553440
LC Control Number2010292203

But as his story circulated, Asians remade Jesus, at times appreciatively and at other times critically. In a recently published book called Jesus in Asia, Professor RS Sugirtharajah situates the historical Jesus beyond the narrow confines of the West and offers an eye-opening new . Jesus Before Christianity (, ) by Albert Nolan, O.P. is a book which removes the lens of Christianity from looking at the historical Jesus, and provides the context for the times in which Jesus lived, walked the Earth, and taught His people. Interestingly, Nolan minimizes Jesus' supernatural acts and even his divinity, but in a way that more greatly emphasizes the radicalness of the /5(2).

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  The Word of Christ is not a doctrine or the end of an argument, but a self-authenticating life; it is morally regenerative spiritual power claimed in Christ’s spirit Moving beyond their mentor, the Bushnellians accented the humanity of Christ; Munger and Gladden lifted Jesus’ teaching above any claims about his : Kevin Deyoung.   The gospel accounts (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) tell us little about the childhood of Jesus. We know only a handful of events: the family's escape to Egypt (Matthew ) and return to Nazareth (Matthew ; Luke ); His increasing wisdom (Luke ); and His visit to the Temple in Jerusalem at age 12 and obedience to His parents (Luke ).


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Beyond Jesus: My Spiritual Odyssey is a powerful and personally, a very healing book for me. Not only is it a beautifully written, interesting and intriguing life story which is hard to put down, it is full of many ideas to consider and to digest/5(32).

For the first time classic readings on Jesus from outside of Christianity have been brought together in one volume. Jesus Beyond Christianity: The Classic Texts features significant passages on Jesus from Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism.

The fifty-six selections span two millennia of thought, including translated extracts from the Talmud and the Qur'an, and writings/5. In any case, the Catholic Encyclopedia itself supports the thesis that the Gospels of Christianity were written no earlier than the 4 th Century: “the earliest of the extant manuscripts [of the New Testament], it is true, do not date back beyond the middle of the fourth century AD”–.

For the first time classic readings on Jesus from outside of Christianity have been brought together in one volume. Jesus Beyond Christianity: The Classic Texts features significant passages on Jesus from Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism.

The fifty-six selections span two millennia of thought, including translated extracts from the Talmud and the Qur'an, and writings by Mahatma Gandhi and Cited by: 3. Bishop Todd Hunter of the Anglican Mission in the Americas, is the founding pastor of Holy Trinity Church, an Anglican church in Costa Mesa, California and author of Christianity Beyond Belief (IVP ), Giving Church Another Chance (IVP Spring, ) and /5.

Get this from a library. Jesus beyond Christianity: the classic texts. [Gregory A Barker; Stephen E Gregg; Desmond Tutu;] -- "For the first time classic readings on Jesus from outside of Christianity have been brought together in one volume.

Jesus Beyond Christianity: The. 30 rows  Jesus Beyond Christianity: The Classic Texts features significant passages on Jesus from. Jesus, also called Jesus Christ, Jesus of Galilee, or Jesus of Nazareth, (born c. 6–4 bc, Bethlehem—died c. ad 30, Jerusalem), religious leader revered in Christianity, one of the world’s major is regarded by most Christians as the Incarnation of God.

The history of Christian reflection on the teachings and nature of Jesus is examined in the article Christology. Jesus Beyond Christianity: The Classic Texts Edited By Gregory A. Barker & Stephen E.

Gregg Oxford University Press ; pp., $ There is no single story of Jesus. There is of course the typical tale of the Christian Messiah, the words and deeds with which Western church-goers are well familiar.

But then there is a second story. For the first time classic readings on Jesus from outside of Christianity have been brought together in one volume. Jesus Beyond Christianity: The Classic Texts features significant passages on Jesus from Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism.

The fifty-six selections span two millennia of thought, including translated extracts from the Talmud and the Qur'an, and writings by Mahatma Gandhi and.

The path from Jesus to Christianity is not as straight as we might think. Now, for the first time, L. Michael White, one of the world's foremost scholars on the origins of Christianity, provides the complete, astonishing story of how Christianity grew from the personal vision of a humble Jewish peasant living in a remote province of the Roman Empire into the largest organized religion in the.

This book is within the scope of WikiProject Christianity, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Christianity on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.

Book This book does not require a rating on the project's quality scale. Top This book has been rated as Top-importance on the. In Islam, ʿĪsā ibn Maryam (Arabic: عِيسَى ٱبْنُ مَرْيَمَ ‎, lit. 'Jesus, son of Mary'), or Jesus, is the penultimate prophet and messenger of God and the Messiah, sent to guide the Children of Israel with a new revelation: Injīl (Arabic for "the gospel").

As in the Christian New Testament, the Quran (the central religious text of Islam) describes Jesus as the Messiah Born: c. 4 BC, Bethlehem, Judea, Roman Empire. Nolan's portrait of Jesus introduces us to the Man as He was before He became enshrined in doctrine, dogma, and ritual, a Man deeply involved with the real problems of His time - which are the real problems of our time as well.

As the author says, 'Nothing about Jesus will be presupposed or assumed. My interest is in the Man as He was before He became the object of Christian faith.'Format: Paperback.

This is a guest post written by Michael Runyan. Michael is a recently-retired risk analyst for the U.S. government. A former Catholic, he currently works as a freelance writer focusing on critical assessments of the Christian religion.

(1) Relative Time It makes no sense that the relatively short life we live on this planet, at most years and perhaps as brief as a few minutes, would be. This study demonstrates how Jesus continually looked beyond the superficial to the real issue.

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The fifty-six selections span two millennia of thought, including translated extracts from the Talmud and the Qur'an, and writings by Mahatma Gandhi and the 14th Dalai Lama.5/5(3). A year old gold lettered book alleged to be the "Gospel of Barnabas" has surfaced in Turkey.

It is made up of loosely-tied leather and written in Aramaic, the language of Israel during the time of Jesus Christ. The book is alleged to say that Judas Iscariot took the place of Jesus at the crucifixion.

The book claims that Jesus also prophesied the coming of Muhammad. So with permission of the author I am sharing with you Schulte’s thoughts on the Nolan book, Jesus Before Christianity, available through Orbis BEFORE CHRISTIANITYAlbert.

Samuel Butler, Author: BEYOND ALL RELIGION Most all religions are based upon a bedrock of lies. Christianity was invented by Emperor Constantine, for political purposes, based upon the myth of Mithra, a Persian savior god born on Decem son of a virgin.

Mithra performed miracles and was later crucified. The Empty Tomb: Jesus Beyond the Grave, Robert M. Price and Jeffery Jay Lowder, eds.

ISBN X. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, The book's contents are: Acknowledgments Introduction: The Second Life of Jesus - Robert M. Price Is There Sufficient Historical Evidence to Establish the Resurrection of Jesus? - Robert Greg Cavin The Resurrection as Initially .Theories about Jesus, Christianity, and the early disciples such as the one detailed in “The Sacred Mushroom And The Cross” by John Allegro absolutely fascinate me.

I still pray, I ask Jesus for help and guidance, and I think often about what he would do. In more ways than one, my “relationship” with Jesus Christ has never been better.