2 thoughts on “Jesus the Radical

  1. RT France presents a synthesis of the gospel narratives, with elements of their historical context. The presentation isn’t a synopsis (in the sense of a side-by-side comparison of the texts) or a narrative, but rather something of an analytical summary of the material in the four gospels, which brings together into one place relevant and related details from all four sources in a very helpful way. France begins and ends with a chronological treatment of the life of Jesus, but treats the main par

  2. A synthesis and harmonization of the gospels providing a portrait of Jesus organized into chapters along thematic lines. Insightful contextual comments help set the scene for each chronological section. I use it especially around Easter time when I teach. I am reminded of Tom Wright’s popular level The Original Jesus, though each has unique material.

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