The Quest for the Historical Jesus (Part 1)

By: Scot McKnight

Who was Jesus in reality?
This question should be central for those of us who have our faith in Jesus. In this episode Dr. McKnight guides listeners through the extensive quests attempting to uncover the historical Jesus.

What is discovered from these quests? How does the Church need the historical Jesus and how should it interact with the study of the historical Jesus? These questions and more are answered in this episode.

Recommended/ Mentioned Resources:
The Jesus We’ll Never Know by Scot McKnight in Christianity Today
The Historical Jesus in Recent Research Edited by James D.G. Dunn and Scot McKnight
The Meaning of Jesus: 2 Visions by Marcus Borg and N.T. Wright
Paul and Palestinian Judaism by E.P. Sanders
Jesus Have I Loved but Paul? By J.R. Daniel Kirk


May 27, 2016

Scot McKnight

Julius R. Mantey Chair of New Testament


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