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The Risen Christ

From the November 2003 Print Edition

The Resurrection of the Son of God by n. t. wright. fortress. 740 pp. $39 The past decade or so has produced numerous challenges to reading the Bible as a trustworthy historical witness. Scholars in the field of Old Testament studies question every detail of the pre-exilic corpus. As for the New . . . . Continue Reading »

The Elliptical Exodus

From the June/July 1999 Print Edition

The Hidden Book in the Bible.By Richard Elliott Friedman.HarperCollins. 402 pp. $25. I  have used Richard Friedman’s best-selling book on source-criticism, Who Wrote the Bible?, in my introductory course for several years. Unlike most introductions to the problem of the Bible’s . . . . Continue Reading »