Neuhaus, Richard John
June 1995
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1995, Issue 54, p74
Provides information on the presuppositions of priest John P. Meier of Catholic University about the task of the historian qua historian in the study of the life of Jesus Christ. Claim of the Jesus Seminar that Jesus was a magician in a mode common to the Mediterranean world; Reasonable doubt that Jesus performed extraordinary deeds deemed by himself and others to be miracles; Overview of the Gospel tradition about Jesus.


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