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Jesus and the eyewitnesses : the Gospels as eyewitness testimony / Richard Bauckham.

By: Bauckham, Richard.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2006Description: xiii, 538 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0802831621 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780802831620; 9780802863904; 0802863906.Subject(s): Jesus Christ -- Historicity | Bible. Gospels -- Evidences, authority, etcDDC classification: 226/.067 Other classification: BC 7000 Online resources: Table of contents only | Table of contents | Table of contents
Contents:
From the historical Jesus to the Jesus of testimony -- Papias on the eyewitnesses -- Names in the Gospel traditions -- Palestinian Jewish names -- The twelve -- Eyewitnesses "from the beginning" -- The Petrine perspective in Mark -- Anonymous persons in Mark's passion narrative -- Papias on Mark and Matthew -- Three models of oral tradition -- Transmitting the Jesus traditions -- Anonymous tradition or eyewitness testimony?
Review: "This book argues that the four Gospels are closely based on the eyewitness testimony of those who personally knew Jesus. Noted New Testament scholar Richard Bauckham challenges the prevailing assumption that the accounts of Jesus circulated as "anonymous community traditions," asserting instead that they were transmitted in the names of the original eyewitnesses."--Jacket.
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
Main BT303.2 .B38 2006 (Browse shelf) Available 17-427

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

From the historical Jesus to the Jesus of testimony -- Papias on the eyewitnesses -- Names in the Gospel traditions -- Palestinian Jewish names -- The twelve -- Eyewitnesses "from the beginning" -- The Petrine perspective in Mark -- Anonymous persons in Mark's passion narrative -- Papias on Mark and Matthew -- Three models of oral tradition -- Transmitting the Jesus traditions -- Anonymous tradition or eyewitness testimony?

"This book argues that the four Gospels are closely based on the eyewitness testimony of those who personally knew Jesus. Noted New Testament scholar Richard Bauckham challenges the prevailing assumption that the accounts of Jesus circulated as "anonymous community traditions," asserting instead that they were transmitted in the names of the original eyewitnesses."--Jacket.

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