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The shadow of the Galilean : the quest of the historical Jesus in narrative form / Gerd Theissen ; [translated by John Bowden].

By: Theissen, Gerd.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Fortress Press, 1987Edition: First Fortress Press edition.Description: 212 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : map ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0800620577.Uniform titles: Der Schatten des Galiläers. English Subject(s): Jesus Christ -- HistoricityDDC classification: 232.908
Contents:
Interrogation -- Blackmail -- Andreas' decision -- Commission -- Wilderness community -- Analysis of a murder -- Jesus-a security risk? -- Researches in Nazareth -- In the caves of Arbela -- Terror and love of one's enemy -- Conflict in Capernaum -- Men on the frontier -- Woman protests -- Report on Jesus, or, Jesus in disguise -- Reforming temple and society -- Pilate afraid -- Who was guilty? -- Man: a dream.
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Translation of: Der Schatten des Galiläers.

Includes bibliographical references ( p. [197]-212).

Interrogation -- Blackmail -- Andreas' decision -- Commission -- Wilderness community -- Analysis of a murder -- Jesus-a security risk? -- Researches in Nazareth -- In the caves of Arbela -- Terror and love of one's enemy -- Conflict in Capernaum -- Men on the frontier -- Woman protests -- Report on Jesus, or, Jesus in disguise -- Reforming temple and society -- Pilate afraid -- Who was guilty? -- Man: a dream.

Here, in narrative form, is an account of the activity of Jesus of Nazareth, scrupulously constructed so that it does not undercut the insights of New Testament scholarship. What makes it different from other such attempts is that Jesus never actually appears. What we find everywhere is his shadow, his effect. Such an approach avoids the usual pitfalls of the genre and lends this story attributed to a fictitious narrator an attraction, freshness, and power all its own. Tension and interest are maintained to the end, even for those sated with books about Jesus. Careful documentation in the footnotes shows how much of the narrative is based on ancient sources. --publisher.

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