Historians and the Reality of Christ
- HOLY HOAX? // Time International (South Pacific Edition);6/30/2003, Issue 25, p12
The article reports that the oldest evidence of the life of Jesus Christ has been declared a fake by the Israel Antiquities Authority. The evidence is an ancient stone burial box thought to hold fragments of the bones of Jesus' brother James. The authority found inconsistencies in the patina and...
- That He May Be One. MARTIN, JAMES // America;2/17/2014, Vol. 210 Issue 5, p12
The article examines knowing Jesus Christ from the historical standpoint and of Christian faith. It mentions that historians have written about Jesus including first-century Jewish culture in Palestine, the socioeconomic conditions under Roman rule, and his life as a carpenter in a small village...
- The `Third Quest' and apostolic faith. Boring, M. Eugene // Interpretation: A Journal of Bible & Theology;Oct96, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p341
Talks about a `third quest of the historical Jesus.' Major presentations of Jesus vying for attention in the North American revival of interest in the historical Jesus; Question of eschatology; Excavated Jesus; Reconstructed Jesus; Theologized Jesus.
- Dividing lines in Jesus research today. Meier, John P. // Interpretation: A Journal of Bible & Theology;Oct96, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p355
Presents the chief points of disagreement, the chief dividing lines between the author's approach in `A Marginal Jew' and the approach taken by other authors in portraying the historical Jesus. Question of sources; Qumran and Nag Hammadi documents; Eschatology of Jesus' proclamation; Miracles...
- `I believe...in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord'. Galvin, John P. // Interpretation: A Journal of Bible & Theology;Oct96, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p373
Talks about the earthly Jesus and the Christ of faith. Three categories of research on the historical Jesus; Examples of alternative assessments of the relationship of the earthly Jesus to the risen Lord; Terminological distinctions; Theology of the resurrection.
- Jesus' Temple Act Revisited: A Response to P.M. Casey. Seeley, David // Catholic Biblical Quarterly;Jan2000, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p55
Clarifies some important points in an article by Professor P.M. Cassey about Jesus' temple act. Casey's assumptions of historicity; Major obstacle to considering the temple act historical; Issues raised in scholarship.
- The Christ of faith. Garvey, John // Commonweal;1/29/93, Vol. 120 Issue 2, p7
Offers several reasons Christians who accept `the Christ of faith' should be interested in the Jesus of history. Why interest in the Jesus of history has recently been renewed; Evidence of less monolithic Judaism than previously believed; Impact of other discoveries; Earliest Jesus encountered...
- The historical Jesus: Rethinking some concepts. Meier, John P. // Theological Studies;Mar90, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p3
Traces the origins and history of the distinction between the `historical' Jesus and the `historic' Christ. Reasons why the distinction is not serviceable; Suggested distinctions; Consequences of the suggested distinctions.
- Scholars still debate who crucified Jesus. MacDonald, G. Jeffrey // Christian Century;3/9/2004, Vol. 121 Issue 5, p15
Focuses on the debate among biblical scholars about the question on who crucified Jesus Christ. Relevance of the debate in the light of the release of the motion picture "The Passion of the Christ"; Discussion on Gospels narrative about the crucifixion of Christ; Views of different scholars on...