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Who Is Jesus?: Linking the Historical Jesus with the Christ of Faith
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Who Is Jesus?: Linking the Historical Jesus with the Christ of Faith
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Howard Books
Release Date
September 4, 2012
Pages
256
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$12.58
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In Who Is Jesus?, Darrell Bock shows that historians play by their own rules, especially when it comes to Jesus. Rather than abandoning or seriously questioning these rules, as others have done, Bock grudgingly plays along. Twelve biblical events (the Crucifixion, for example) are evaluated and deemed historically plausible. His chapter on the empty tomb was particularly interesting, because miracles like the Resurrection stretch historical inquiry beyond its limits. Bock concludes that we can confidently "cross the canyon" between Jesus then and Christ now using the bridge of history. But those who disagree might say faith requires a leap, not a bridge.

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