The Historical Figure of Jesus (Paperback)

By E. P. Sanders

Penguin Books, 9780140144994, 352pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1996

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Description

A biography of the historical figure of Jesus. The book studies the relationship between Judaism and Christianity, distinguishing the certain from the improbable, and assessing the historical and religious context of Christ's time. The spread of Christianity is also discussed.


About the Author

Ed Sanders was a Professor of Religion at Duke University until 2005. His other works include Paul and Jesus and Judaism.