This study inaugurates a new series that seeks to examine various topics (e.g., anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy, theology) as they relate to the Bible. Read morePublished on July 16 2002
This book is a must read for anyone who is interested in the quest for the historical Jesus. This book is an introduction to Meier's series: A Marginal Jew. Read morePublished on March 28 2002 by J. Owens
He begins what was at the time a 2 volume book (now up to 4) with a lot on Methodology, which actually helps to describe the work of the Jesus Seminar and modern christological and... Read morePublished on Feb. 9 2002 by Richard G. Wilkes
John P. Meier, Catholic, theologian, writes a meticulous trilogy on the Historical Jesus in A MARGINAL JEW, Volume I is 432 pages, Volume II is 1118 pages and Vol. Read morePublished on Feb. 8 2002 by Professor Emeritus P. Bagnolo
I have read many books on the historical Jesus but this is by far the best historical Jesus book yet. It is very well written and contains solid scholarship. Read morePublished on June 5 2001 by "larz1"
This book maintains solid research and well thought out arguements, while being fun reading. Of all the modern books on the historical Jesus, this is both the most scholarly and... Read morePublished on April 27 2001 by IsleofGough
This book is a pleasure to read. Meier is such an extraodinary guide to what we know about (or figure out about) the historical Jesus. So when do we get volume III?Published on Nov. 28 1999
From the beginning to the end, this book will enthrall those who are attempting to understand Jesus and his times. I could not put the book down until I completed it. Read morePublished on Oct. 16 1999 by Joseph