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Constructing Jesus What Did Jesus Think Of Himself How Did He Face Death What Were His Expectations Of The Future In This Volume, Internationally Renowned Jesus Scholar Dale Allison Jr Addresses Such Perennially Fascinating Questions About Jesus Representing The Fruit Of Several Decades Of Research, This Major Work Questions Standard Approaches To Jesus Studies And Rethinks Our Knowledge Of The Historical Jesus In Light Of Recent Progress In The Scientific Study Of Memory Allison S Groundbreaking Alternative Strategy Calls For Applying What We Know About The Function Of Human Memory To Our Reading Of The Gospels In Order To Construct Jesus Soundly.Me I M Not Sure I Want To Read Or Keep This I Might Sell It.


10 thoughts on “Constructing Jesus

  1. says:

    A fascinating and provocative book, rich with humility and honesty I disagreed with much of Allison s conclusions I do not believe in Q, for example, and I think history and theology are farmixed than e seems to think , but this was a helpful and critical work I shall return sometime to give it a...


  2. says:

    This is an excellent work on the historical Jesus Allison has managed to combine a sound historical approach with insights from memory studies, and came up with an entirely plausible reconstruction of Jesus I read it in preparation of a class, and can recommend it wholeheartedly.


  3. says:

    Historical, redaction, and form critics have long been preoccupied with establishing knowledge of the historical Jesus through an analysis of, and judgment concerning, individual sayings and pericope found in the Gospels and other early sources Allison, refreshingly admitting to disillusionment with these practices and the quality of the results they produce, has attempted to set a new course Rather than dissecting each individual piece of information, Allison sought to engage with the overall Historical, redaction, and form critics have long been preoccupied with establishing knowledge of the historical Jesus through an analysis of, and judgment concerning, individual sayings and pericope found in the Gospels and other early sources Allison, refreshingly admitting to disillusionment with these practices and the quality of the results they produce, has attempted to set a new course Rather than dissecting each individual piece of information, Allison sought to engage with the overall structure and testimony of the texts, in order to establish the legacy of Jesus as found in the tradition Even if individual pericope or sayings cannot be validated or invalidated with certainty, the overall tradition must be able to provide some confidence...


  4. says:

    Read preface, ch 1, ch 6, parts of all other chapters This is Allison s big book on the historical Jesus Methodologically he distinguishes himself by abandoning the criteria for evaluating the historicity of particular sayings, a task he generally regards as improbably, in favor of focusing on recurrent themes Central to his approach was his reading scientific literature on memory, which suggest to him that Jesus eyewitnesses were likely able to remember the gist of his teaching and dee Read preface, ch 1, ch 6, parts of all other chapters This is Allison s big book on the historical Jesus Methodologically he distinguishes himself by abandoning the criteria for evaluating the historicity of particular sayings, a task he generally regards as improbably, in favor of focusing on recurrent themes Central to his ...


  5. says:

    Easily my favorite book on the historical Jesusat this point in my life Allison focuses upon doing the historian s task with a nod to memory studies Instead of attempting to isolate and authenticate the h...


  6. says:

    The best historical Jesus book I ve read