The Identity of the Jesus Scholar: Diverging Preunderstandings in Recent Jesus Research

Kari Syreeni

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The article discusses three areas of disagreement in recent Jesus scholarship, pertaining to 1) how scholars contrue the (hi)story of Jesus research, 2) how scholars construe various "doubles" of (the historical) Jesus, such as the Jesus of faith, the real or biblical Jesus, "our eternal contemporary, etc., 3) how scholars understand the Jewishness of of Jesus.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Title of host publicationThe Identity of Jesus: Nordic voices
EditorsSamuel Byrskog, Tom Holmén, Matti Kankaanniemi
PublisherMohr Siebeck
ISBN (Print)978-3-16-152204-8
Publication statusPublished - 2014
MoE publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book


  • Jesus research
  • identity

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