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The Resurrection of the Messiah

Christopher Bryan


This book combines literary, historical, and theological approaches in a study of the doctrine of the Resurrection. The first part of the book provides a careful and sympathetic description of 1st-century Jewish and pagan opinions and beliefs about death and what might follow. It then presents a general account of early Christian claims about the death and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. The second part offers a detailed, full-length commentary on and exegesis of the main New Testament texts that speak of Jesus' death and resurrection: 1 Corinthians 15 and the narratives in the four canonic ... More

Keywords: resurrection, pagan, death, Jesus, New Testament, religion, Christianity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199752096
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752096.001.0001


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Christopher Bryan, author
Sewanee: The University of the South
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