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Professor David Flusser's biography of the life of Jesus is the fruit of almost fifty years of personal research concerning what may be considered the most well-known figure of the Second Temple Period. His philological-historical approach calls for a reconsideration of how we read the literary sources. He brings to bear the wealth of new information regarding the first-ce ...more
Hardcover, 324 pages
Published 2001 by Magnes Press (first published 1968)
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Elmar
In Germany this book was published by Rowohlt Taschenbuch Verlag. The English version was published by The Magnes Press. I've read the book in German. David Flusser first published his biography of Jesus already thirty years ago and then shortly before his death in the year 2000 he published a totally revised book.

This book is about the Jewish Jesus. And David Flusser portrays the historical person Jesus, based on the facts and very profoundly. The author gets the reader thinking and sparks his
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Dmcconkey
Written by a Jew who was part of the Jerusalem School of Synoptic Studies. Interesting to look at Jesus from a Jewish viewpoint – also shows the difference in which we interpret the Scriptures in relationship to the Lord Jesus.
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