In the Mail: @Eerdmansbooks Edition

It is always a nice surprise to get a package, especially when that package has Eerdmans on it. Yesterday I received Jesus Research New Methodologies and Perceptions: The Second Princeton-Prague Symposium on Jesus Research, and boy what a book this is! Clocking in at over 1,000 pages, this work is a who’s who of Jesus scholars. I look forward to digging in to this masterful book.

Well-known scholars discuss the current state of Jesus studies

This volume explores nearly every facet of contemporary Jesus research — from eyewitness criteria to the reliability of memory, from archaeology to psychobiography, from oral traditions to literary sources.

With contributions from forty internationally respected Jewish and Christian scholars, this distinguished collection of articles comes from the second (2007) Princeton-Prague Symposium on Jesus Research. It summarizes the significant advances in understanding Jesus that scholars have made in recent years through the development of diverse methodologies.

Readers already knowledgeable in the field will discover unique angles from well-known scholars, and all will be amply informed on the current state of Jesus studies.


Dale C. Allison Jr. Mordechai Aviam Richard Bauckham
Darrell L. Bock Donald Capps James H. Charlesworth
Bruce Chilton Michael Allen Daise Arye Edrei
Kathy Ehrensperger Casey D. Elledge Craig A. Evans
Peter W. Flint Seán Freyne David Hendin
Tom Holmén Richard A. Horsley Jeremy M. Hutton
Craig Keener Werner H. Kelber Ulrich Luz
Gabriel Mazor Lee Martin McDonald Doron Mendels
Daniel F. Moore Suleiman A. Mourad Étienne Nodet
Lidija Novakovic Gerbern S. Oegema George L. Parsenios
Pheme Perkins Petr Pokorný Stanley E. Porter
Brian Rhea Jan Roskovec D. Moody Smith
Gerd Theissen Geza Vermes Walter P. Weaver
Robert L. Webb

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