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Are You the One Who Is to Come?: The Historical Jesus and the Messianic Question

Are You the One Who Is to Come?: The Historical Jesus and the Messianic Question

by Michael F. Bird and Stanley Porter

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,"… Read more…