Historical Jesus

One of the projects of this blog is to build up a collection of articles on the historical Jesus, drawing on modern critical Bible scholarship.

The best place to start for my views on the historical Jesus is this overview:

The historical Jesus - a summary


Here is an introductory article on the scholarly quest for the historical Jesus:

The Quest for the Historical Jesus

Here is a review article on three invaluable books on the historical Jesus by Bart Ehrman:

Three books by Bart Ehrman

Here is a more detailed set of articles in which I attempt to reconstruct in some detail the person and life of the historical Jesus:

The historical Jesus reconstructed - Part 1: Beginnings

The historical Jesus reconstructed - Part 2: The Kingdom of Heaven

The historical Jesus reconstructed - Part 3: Miracles

The historical Jesus reconstructed - Part 4: Miscellaneous traditions

The historical Jesus reconstructed - Part 5: The passion

Finally, here is a further article that bears on the issue of the historical Jesus:

Titles of Jesus in the New Testament