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Chloe McKinney

Life of Brian

Monty Python’s Life of Brian is a critique of the blind faith and obedience in the United Kingdom in the 1970s. The …

Jesus According Crossan

Crossan’s main discussion of the historical Jesus revolves around the contextualization of Jesus through the Roman Empire and Judaism. The Roman factor …

Renan, Heschel and Race

Heschel’s Thesis: Although Heschel finds Renan’s arguments about Judaism inconsistent, Heschel argues that Renan provides a “vocabulary and logic” for the racialization …

Luke

Throughout the Gospel of Luke, the author emphasizes the ties between Jesus’ life, ministry, and death to Jewish tradition.  To do this, …

Historiography II Discussion

Although the Gospels aren’t perfect sources, they are the best sources to contribute to the “historical Jesus.” The authors of Matthew and …

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