Jesus A Short Life: The Historical Evidence

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Kregel Publications, Oct 1, 2008 - Religion - 160 pages
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Recent controversies and fictional creations have blurred the image of Jesus for ordinary people. The popular imagination has been captured by conspiracy theories proposed by accounts that are loosely connected to Gnostic writings. Modern culture needs a straightforward account of Jesus, rooted in scholarship and the Gospels, the most reliable documents we possess.

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John Dickson (PhD, Macquarie University, Sydney) is a senior research fellow of the Department of Ancient History, Macquarie University; co-director of the Centre for Public Christianity; and senior minister at St. Andrew's Roseville. The author of more than a dozen books, he is the host of two major historical documentaries for Australian television and is a busy public speaker in corporations, universities, churches, and conferences. SPANISH BIO: John Dickson es uno de los directores de Public Christianity, una organizacion de investigacion independiente que promueve el conocimiento de la fe cristiana. Es teologo y doctor en historia antigua, y da cursos de historia cristiana y otras religiones en la Universidad Macquarie. John tambien es ministro de St. Andrews Roseville, una comunidad anglicana innovadora en el norte de Sydney. Vive en esa misma ciudad junto a su esposa Elizabeth y sus tres hijos.

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