Jesus of Nazareth died on a cross at the hands of Roman justice around the year 30 C.E. Thousands of others perished in the same way, and many people before and since have suffered far more gruesome torments. Why then is Jesus, asks Gerard Sloyan uniquely and universally remembered for his suffering death? In this timely, expert, and fully engaging account, this widely acclaimed biblical scholar and historian adroitly discusses: how Jesus died who was responsible for his death how his death came to be seen as redemptive how ...

Why Jesus Died 2004, Augsburg Fortress Publishing, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780800636937

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