The Death of the Messiah, From Gethsemane to the Grave, Volume 1: A Commentary on the Passion Narratives in the Four Gospels
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The Death of the Messiah, From Gethsemane to the Grave, Volume 1: A Commentary on the Passion Narratives in the Four Gospels

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Since its original publication in 1994 as a two-volume hardcover boxed set, "The Death of the Messiah" has lived up to early expectations and become the benchmark by which any future study of the Passion narratives will be measured. Now available in paperback, Raymond E. Brown's masterful study examines every d...more
Paperback, 912 pages
Published December 1st 1998 by Yale University Press
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James
This is surely the most comprehensive study of the Passion narratives that has ever been done. Brown's work is solid, thorough and thoughtful. He makes his case, documents his rationale, and includes those who would disagree and why.

I completed Volume I during Lent this year, and will work through the second and final volume during Lent 2015. I'll also plan to work through his "Birth of the Messiah" in Advent this year, completing a set of books that have been on my bucket list for many years.

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Greg Fanoe
Good, informative, and certainly appropriate for Lent, but just way too detailed for a casual reader like myself. I tend to give informative but really boring books 3 stars, so that's where I sit here.
Carol Wunderlich
880 pages of amazing, thorough, insightful scholarship and reflection on the passion narratives.... and Jesus isn't even on the cross yet. Need to get volume 2. Brown is, in my opinion, the most distinguished New Testament scholar!
Attillio Zarrella
Author has a way of bringing theology down to ground level!:)
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