Blackwell Companion to Jesus, The

Blackwell Companion to Jesus, The

Editor(s): Delbert Burkett

Published Online: 26 AUG 2010 12:44AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405193627

Online ISBN: 9781444327946

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327946

About this Book

The Blackwell Companion to Jesus features a comprehensive collection of essays that explore the diverse ways in which Jesus has been imagined or portrayed from the beginnings of Christianity to the present day.  

  • Considers portrayals of Jesus in the New Testament and beyond, Jesus in non-Christian religions, philosophical and historic perspectives, modern manifestations, and representations in Christian art, novels, and film
  • Comprehensive scope of coverage distinguishes this work from similar offerings
  • Examines both Christian and non-Christian perspectives on Jesus, including those from ethnic and sexual groups, as well as from other faiths
  • Offers rich and rewarding insights which will shape our understanding of this influential figure and his enduring legacy

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Jesus in the New Testament

  2. Part II: Jesus beyond the New Testament

  3. Part III: Jesus in World Religions

  4. Part IV: Philosophical and Historical Perspectives on Jesus

  5. Part V: Modern Manifestations of Jesus

  6. Part VI: Jesus in Art, Fiction, and Film

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