Tag Archives: Richard Bauckham

Book Write-Up: Searching for Jesus, by Robert J. Hutchinson

Robert J. Hutchinson.  Searching for Jesus: New Discoveries in the Quest for Jesus of Nazareth—-And How They Confirm the Gospel Accounts.  Nashville: Nelson Books, 2015.  See here to purchase the book. Every Christmas and Easter season, sensationalist documentaries come out … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: How Jesus Became God, by Bart Ehrman

Bart D. Ehrman.  How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee.  New York: HarperOne, 2014.  See here to buy the book. How did Jesus, a Jew from a monotheistic culture, come to be seen by his … Continue reading

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Who Was Nicodemus?

In my latest reading of Lee Harmon’s John’s Gospel: The Way It Happened, I learned about the view that the Nicodemus of John’s Gospel appears in Josephus and the Talmud.  Lee refers to Josephus’ Jewish War 2.451, Babylonian Talmud Taanit … Continue reading

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The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony

I missed last week’s Bible study at my church because I was sick, but I got to attend last night, and I also had an opportunity to read the transcript for last week’s DVD presentation that the group watched. Essentially, … Continue reading

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