Are You the One Who is to Come? Paperback

The Historical Jesus and the Messianic Question

by Michael F. Bird;

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Are You the One Who is to Come?

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Did Jesus claim to be the long-awaited 'messiah'? Going against much contemporary scholarship, Australian scholar Michael Bird argues that he did. He begins by exploring the messianic expectations in the Old Testament and Second Temple Jewish literature. Next, Bird points out weaknesses in current arguments that 'Messiah', or 'Christ', was a title given to Jesus by the early church but not used by Jesus himself. Bird then examines the Gospels and related literature, finding in Jesus' words and actions evidence that he saw himself as the messiah described in the "Scriptures of Israel" and believed that Israel's restoration hinged on the outcome of his ministry.

Are You the One Who is to Come? by Michael F. Bird was published by Baker in September 2009 and is our 40344th best seller. The ISBN for Are You the One Who is to Come? is 9780801036385.

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Details for Are You the One Who is to Come?

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherBaker (September 2009)
Number of Pages240
Thickness14 mm
Height225 mm
Width150 mm
Product Code1251863
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