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Routledge Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus

This Encyclopedia brings together the vast array of historical research into the reality of the man, the teachings, the acts, and the events ascribed to Jesus that have served as the foundational story of one of the world's central religions.

Entries in this comprehensive volume cover the classical studies that initiated the new historiography, the theoretical discussions about authenticating the historical record, the examination of sources that have led to the western understanding of Jesus' teachings, and disseminated myth of the events concerning Jesus' birth and death.

Subject areas covered include:

  • historical events, figures, places, regions, and institutions in the life of Jesus
  • historical use of Biblical figures referenced in the Gospels
  • the history of the New Testament within the culture, politics, and law of the Roman Empire

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