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The historicity of Jesus

Shirley Jackson Case

The historicity of Jesus

a criticism of the contention that Jesus never lived, a statement of the evidence for his existence, an estimate of his relation to Christianity

by Shirley Jackson Case

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- Historicity.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Shirley Jackson Case.
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationix, 306 p.
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13545053M

    Of central importance to a discussion of the historicity of the events of Jesus’ life, particularly his miracles and his resurrection, is the question of the historical reliability of the Gospels. William Lane Craig, a Christian apologist, philosopher and historian, in his book, “On Guard”, comments. Get this from a library! On the historicity of Jesus: why we might have reason for doubt. [Richard Carrier] -- "The assumption that Jesus existed as a historical person has occasionally been questioned in the course of the last hundred years or so, but any doubts that have been raised have usually been put to.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Case, Shirley Jackson, Historicity of Jesus. University of Chicago Press [©] (OCoLC) See Also: Questioning the Historicity of Jesus (Brill ). By Raphael Lataster University of Sydney August It was inevitable. With few offerings written by properly qualified scholars challenging the historicity of Jesus over the years, we now have a comprehensive book on Jesus’ ahistoricity published by a major academic press.

    The assumption that Jesus existed as a historical person has occasionally been questioned in the course of the last hundred years or so, but any doubts that have been raised have usually been put to rest in favor of imagining a blend of the historical, the mythical and the theological in the surviving records of Jesus. Carrier re-examines the whole question and finds compelling reasons to /5(4). The Historicity of Jesus: A Criticism of the Contention that Jesus Never Lived, a Statement of the Evidence for His Existence, an Estimate of His Relation to Christianity. Shirley Jackson Case. University of Chicago Press, - Christianity - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book.


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When you talk about a logically sound book on the historicity of Jesus. This is it. Carrier concludes that with the Bayesian method of reasoning, the probabilities of a historical Jesus is 1/3 (Being generous).

Jesus probably never even existed. It's not certain, we don't have the documentation to make a % assertion for or against/5(). On the Historicity of Jesus (OHJ) is an exhaustive analysis of all extant evidence concerning the Biblical Jesus, ultimately offering sound reasons for doubt of Jesus historicity.

Applying a Bayesian criterion propounded in his foundational book Proving History, Carrier methodically breaks down contemporary historiographical assumptions, and /5(66). The Jesus of the Bible is the historic Jesus is the conclusion of the book- a conclusion which is backed up by examining the evidence- what that means to us is quite a different question- it is interesting that in the Gospels no one doubted that Jesus existed what was in question was /5(70).

Sure Jesus might have existed, but from the lack of evidence and the strong evidence for mythicism, it looks more likely that Jesus did not exist. This book reflects an extraordinary example of historical scholarship and provides us with the best, by far, theory of Jesus mythicism ever written.

His latest book is Proving History: Bayes's Theorem and the Quest for the Historical Jesus. He is currently working on his next books, On the Historicity of Jesus Christ, The Scientist in the Early Roman Empire, and Science Education in the Early Roman Empire.

Follow Richard through his website, Historicity of Jesus Order books on Christianity now. Beckwith on Historiography (Review of In Defense of Miracles) (, ) by Richard Carrier.

Misunderstandings of historical method are rife in Francis Beckwith's chapter in the book 'In Defense of Miracles,' and these are typical of all modern apologetics. Buy On the Historicity of Jesus: Why We Might Have Reason for Doubt by Carrier, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). G.A. Wells (‘The Historicity of Jesus’) and Morton Smith (‘The Historical Jesus’) in Jesus in History and Myth (ed. Joseph Hoffmann and Gerald Larue; Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, ).File Size: KB. He is the author of many books including Sense and Goodness without God, On the Historicity of Jesus, and Proving History, as well as chapters in several anthologies and articles in academic journals.

The historicity of Jesus concerns the debate surrounding the historical authenticity of the figure commonly referred to as Jesus of Nazareth. Scholars draw a distinction between reconstructions of Jesus using historical methods alone, and the Christ of faith understood through additional religious methods.

It is delivered expertly. As to the content of the book itself, it is a watertight, comprehensive overview of the evidence pertaining to the historicity of Jesus, complete with a preceding overview of the background facts necessary for the reader to know in order to follow the arguments.

Translation and Historicity of the Book of Abraham. Overview. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints embraces the book of Abraham as scripture. This book, a record of the biblical prophet and patriarch Abraham, recounts how Abraham sought the blessings of the priesthood, rejected the idolatry of his father, covenanted with Jehovah.

The historicity of Jesus Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: On the Historicity of Jesus Why We Might Have Reason for Doubt Richard Carrier: The assumption that Jesus existed as a historical person has occasionally been questioned in the course of the last hundred years or so, but any doubts that have been raised have usually been put to rest in favor of imagining a blend of the historical, the mythical and the theological in the surviving records of Jesus.

The historicity—historical authenticity—of the Book of Mormon is an issue so fundamental that it rests first upon faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, which is. on the historicity of jesus Download on the historicity of jesus or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get on the historicity of jesus book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Features a chapter by Richard Carrier analyzing why Christian apologist Craig Blomberg did not prevail against the arguments of atheist Carl Stecher in defending the credibility of the resurrection of Jesus, in this most up-to-date installment of debate.

The Book of Abraham is a book of sacred scripture for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This short but fascinating text. At our Postflaviana website, we do not mind returning the favor; as I now turn to an evaluation of Carrier’s recently published magnum opus, “On the Historicity of Jesus”.

In his book, Carrier claims to establish that the odds that “historical Jesus” existed, are somewhere between 1 Author: Jerry Russell.

While billions of people believe Jesus of Nazareth was one of the most important figures in world history, many others reject the idea that he even existed at all.

A survey conducted by the. Richard Carrier (a professional historian) will soon publish his book on the historicity of Jesus, and I very much look forward to the reception that will receive. Hammurabi. I think when it comes to the “Jesus:Myth or Man?” questions there is a conclusion that is frequently overlooked.

Jesus is both. On the Historicity of Jesus: Why We Might Have Reason for Doubt by Richard Carrier. Paperback $ on the evidence for Jesus and the origins of Christianity and poses the key questions that must now be answered if the historicity of Jesus is to survive as a dominant paradigm.

Publish your book with B&N/5(2).A book that demonstrates thoroughly and meticulously how the lack of reliable evidence for the historicity of Jesus shows why we might have a reason for doubt. When you talk about a logically sound book on the historicity of Jesus!/5().