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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 …

Revisiting the Quest/McKnight

McKnight’s argument boils down to the fact that it is impossible to create a singular Jesus figure. The Church offers a single vision …

African Jesus scholarship!!!!

Lemarquand discusses African scholarship as being impacted by four major issues. These being, Mission and Colonialism, Suffering, Faith, and African Culture. HE …

Moxnes and place

Working under a Queer framework, Moxnes employs spacial analysis in order to present a new, specialized perspective on the Historical Jesus. He understands …

Jésus of Montreal!!!!!!!!

In the film Jesus of Montreal, the director uses the Quest as a vehicle for launching a harsh critique of capitalism. The …

Allison and the Apocalyptic Jesus

Allison identifies and discusses the sources used by scholars in favor of and in opposition to an apocalyptic Jesus. He highlights 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 …

Vermes in Argument and Form

Vermes argues that Jesus was a healer within the context of a Charismatic Judaism. In terms of content, this is important because …

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