Words that Jesus Never Said? A Historical Inquiry into the Early Christian Imagination

The famous conversation between Nicodemus and Jesus

As the center of the Christian faith, early Christians didn’t hesitate to bring all sorts of stories about Jesus and his life. These stories were floating around during the first several centuries Read more

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In the Quest for the Historical Jesus: Oral Traditions (Were the stories about Jesus prone to change and distortion before they were written down?)

In the last post, I introduced the quest for the Historical Jesus defining it as “the reconstruction of the life and teachings of Jesus by critical historical methods, in contrast to religious interpretations”. Furthermore, I have shown the Read more

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