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The Life and Teaching of Jesus and the Rise of Christianity

Graig A. Evans

in The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780199254255
Published online April 2009 |

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Religion and Theology

The Life and Teaching of Jesus and the Rise of Christianity

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This chapter begins with a discussion of research into the life of Jesus from the 18th to the 20th century. It then discusses the life and teaching of Jesus and the rise of Christianity. Topics covered include the social, political, and economic setting of the life of Jesus; the teaching and activity of Jesus, the death of Jesus, the experience of the Resurrection, development of the Gentile mission, and abandonment of Jewish law.

Keywords: Jesus; teachings; life; Christianity; Gentile; Resurrection; Jewish law

Chapter.  7639 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies ; Biblical Studies

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