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The Challenge of Jesus: Rediscovering Who Jesus Was and Is
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Ivp Books
Publication date March 11, 2015
Pages 204
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780830836963
ISBN-10 0830836969
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Original list price $16.00
Other format details religious
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Today a renewed and vigorous scholarly quest for the historical Jesus is underway. In the midst of well-publicized and controversial books on Jesus, N. T. Wright's lectures and writings have been widely recognized for providing a fresh, provocative and historically credible portrait. Now this paperback edition of Wright's classic work contains the same original content plus even more insight with an all-new introduction by the author. Out of his own commitment to both historical scholarship and Christian ministry, Wright challenges us to roll up our sleeves and take seriously the study of the historical Jesus. He writes, "Many Christians have been, frankly, sloppy in their thinking and talking about Jesus, and hence, sadly, in their praying and in their practice of discipleship. We cannot assume that by saying the word Jesus, still less the word Christ, we are automatically in touch with the real Jesus who walked and talked in first-century Palestine. . . . Only by hard, historical work can we move toward a fuller comprehension of what the Gospels themselves were trying to say." The Challenge of Jesus poses a double-edged challenge: to grow in our understanding of the historical Jesus within the Palestinian world of the first century, and to follow Jesus more faithfully into the postmodern world of the twenty-first century.

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This edition contains multiple works--typically stories or entire novels--that are found in different collections. Below find each work in this edition grouped by how you can find each.
Hardcover
from Ivp Books (October 1, 1999)
9780830822003 | details & prices | 202 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $20.00
With N. T. Wright | from Intervarsity Pr (October 1, 1999)
9789990041385 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $0.02
Paperback
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With N. T. Wright | from Ivp Books (March 11, 2015)
9780830836963 | details & prices | 204 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $16.00
This edition also contains The Challenge of Jesus: Rediscovering Who Jesus Was and Is
About: Today a renewed and vigorous scholarly quest for the historical Jesus is underway.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781596444119
 
With Simon Vance | Unabridged edition from Echristian (May 1, 2006)
9781596444119 | details & prices | 5.25 × 6.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $24.98
About: Today a renewed and vigorous scholarly quest for the historical Jesus is underway.
Hardcover
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Har/dvd edition from Ivp Books (February 1, 2011)
9780830838325 | details & prices | 204 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.94 lbs | List price $28.00
Paperback
Book cover for 9780830836963
 
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from Ivp Books (March 11, 2015)
9780830836963 | details & prices | 204 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $16.00
This edition also contains The Challenge of Jesus: Rediscovering Who Jesus Was and Is
About: Today a renewed and vigorous scholarly quest for the historical Jesus is underway.

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