Category Archives: Book Notices & Reviews

Reviews of Earl Doherty’s Books by GakuseiDon

From GakuseiDon’s site, the summary of his article on Jesus Mythicist Earl Doherty’s The Jesus Myth: This article looks at Earl Doherty’s comments on second century Christian writings and the Jesus Myth in his book “The Jesus Puzzle”. Doherty puts … Continue reading

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Larry Hurtado Responds to Responds to His Book Lord Jesus Christ

Ben Witherington III re-blogs a post by Larry Hurtado in which the latter briefly reviews some responses to his magnum opus: Lord Jesus Christ: Devotion to Jesus in Earliest Christianity (2003). An excerpt: In a recent comment, Sean Garrigan suggested … Continue reading

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Larry Hurtado Comments on The Jewish Annotated New Testament at the 2012 SBL

Ben Witherington III re-blogs Larry W. Hurtado’s comments on The Jewish Annotated New Testament by Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Z. Brettler (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011) given in a panel discussion at the 2012 meeting of the Society of Biblical … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jacob Neusner’s Judaism in the Beginning of Christianity. | Near Emmaus

Book Review: Jacob Neusner’s Judaism in the Beginning of Christianity. | Near Emmaus.

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Amazon.com: Jesus Outside the New Testament: An Introduction to the Ancient Evidence (Studying the Historical Jesus) (2000) by Robert E. Van Voorst

Robert E. Van Voorst chronicles the evidence for Jesus that exists outside the New Testament documents. Book Description: Did Jesus actually exist? Much has been written recently on this subject, including numerous books examining the New Testament record of Jesus? … Continue reading

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Bart Ehrman’s “Fuller Reply to Richard Carrier” « Christianity in Antiquity (CIA): The Bart Ehrman Blog

This is a link to Bart Erhman’s “Fuller Reply” to Richard Carrier’s blog post criticizing Did Jesus Exist? Fuller Reply to Richard Carrier « Christianity in Antiquity (CIA): The Bart Ehrman Blog. My review of Bart Ehrman’s Did Jesus Exist?

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The Divinity of Jesus in Early Judaism

Michael F. Bird begins a review of The Jewish Gospels: The Story of the Jewish Christ by Daniel Boyarin. The Divinity of Jesus in Early Judaism. See also Joel Willitts’ comments on this book here. And William Varner’s comments on … Continue reading

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The Jewish Annotated New Testament (eds. A-J Levine and Marc Zvi Brettler) A Review « Crux Sola

Nijay Gupta reviews The Jewish Annotated New Testament.  Here’s how he begins: Oxford University Press recently published The Jewish Annotated New Testament edited by A-J Levine (Vanderbilt) and Marc Zvi Brettler (Brandeis). As you might suspect, the purpose of this volume … Continue reading

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When did Jews and Christians Part Ways?

Joel Willitts reviews Daniel Boyarin’s The Jewish Gospels: The Story of the Jewish Christ.  Here’s a line from Boyarin himself: Many Israelites at the time of Jesus were expecting a Messiah who would be divine and come to earth in … Continue reading

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DrIBEX Ideas / The Jewish Gospels

Dr. William Varner is excited about The Jewish Gospels: The Story of the Jewish Christ  by Daniel Boyarin.  Here’s how Dr. Varner starts: There are few books that really challenge my thinking anymore. The Jewish Gospels by Daniel Boyarin is one. … Continue reading

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