Faith and History

From the June/July 1996 Print Edition

The Jesus Quest: The Third Search for the Jew of Nazareth By Ben Witherspoon III InterVarsity, 250 pages, $19.99 The Real Jesus: The Misguided Quest for the Historical Jesus and the Truth of the Traditional Gospels By Luke Timothy Harper San Francisco, 192 pages, $22 As the “historical . . . . Continue Reading »

The Corrected Jesus

From the May 1994 Print Edition

The Five Gospels: The Search for the Authentic Words of Jesus Edited by Robert W. Funk, Roy W. Hoover, and The Jesus Seminar Macmillan 576 pp. $30 The message left on my answering machine by my brother-in-law, an attorney, sounded a tone of skeptical cross-examination: “I heard on my car radio . . . . Continue Reading »