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Excavating Jesus: Beneath the Stones, Behind the Texts Hardcover – 1 Oct 2001

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco; 1 edition (Oct. 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0060616334
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060616335
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 2.7 x 23.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,104,982 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"This is a fascinating and exhilarating study, which breathes new life into the quest for the historical Jesus."--Karen Armstrong, author of A History of God

"An original, nuanced synthesis of archaeological finds and textual exegesis, one that is rich in insights and in provocative interpretations."--Michael Coogan, Professor of Religious Studies, Stonehill College, editor, The New Oxford History of the Biblical World

"Comprehensive, expertly integrated, and powerfully illuminating...in keeping with the best of current archaeological theory and method."--William G. Deever, Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Arizona

"A fascinating, beautifully illustrated and elegantly written account of the life and times of Jesus."--Publishers Weekly

"First-century Palestine comes alive here...another winner for Crossan."--Booklist

"Lucid arguments, elegant prose, beautiful illustrations and skillful weaving of academic disciplines...will edify everyone who reads it."--Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

First-century Palestine comes alive here...another winner for Crossan. --Booklist"

An original, nuanced synthesis of archaeological finds and textual exegesis, one that is rich in insights and in provocative interpretations. --Michael Coogan, Professor of Religious Studies, Stonehill College, editor, The New Oxford History of the Biblical World"

A fascinating, beautifully illustrated and elegantly written account of the life and times of Jesus. --Publishers Weekly"

Lucid arguments, elegant prose, beautiful illustrations and skillful weaving of academic disciplines...will edify everyone who reads it. --Arkansas Democrat-Gazette"

-First-century Palestine comes alive here...another winner for Crossan.---Booklist

-This is a fascinating and exhilarating study, which breathes new life into the quest for the historical Jesus.---Karen Armstrong, author of A History of God

-An original, nuanced synthesis of archaeological finds and textual exegesis, one that is rich in insights and in provocative interpretations.---Michael Coogan, Professor of Religious Studies, Stonehill College, editor, The New Oxford History of the Biblical World

-Comprehensive, expertly integrated, and powerfully illuminating...in keeping with the best of current archaeological theory and method.---William G. Deever, Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Arizona

-A fascinating, beautifully illustrated and elegantly written account of the life and times of Jesus.---Publishers Weekly

-Lucid arguments, elegant prose, beautiful illustrations and skillful weaving of academic disciplines...will edify everyone who reads it.---Arkansas Democrat-Gazette --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

John Dominic Crossan, professor emeritus at DePaul University, is widely regarded as the foremost historical Jesus scholar of our time. He is the author of several bestselling books, including The Historical Jesus, How to Read the Bible and Still Be a Christian, God and Empire, Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography, The Greatest Prayer, The Last Week, and The Power of Parable. He lives in Minneola, Florida.

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