Jesus Through the Centuries: His Place in the History of Culture

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A critically and popularly successful interweaving of history, culture, and religion, providing a thorough exploration of the changing images of Jesus. Illustrated.

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Jaroslav Pelikan is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University. He is the author of more than thirty books, including The Christian Tradition, widely acknowledged as the foremost history of its kind, and, more recently, Mary Through the Centuries, published by Yale University Press.

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Writing for the general reader, eminent church historian Pelikan proposes that, while the figure of Jesus provides the chief continuity in the history of Christianity, each age has depicted him in accordance with its own character. He demonstrates this in 18 brief yet magisterial essays, each describing an image of Jesus and its significance for a period in the history of the church. The gospels present Jesus as a rabbi; understanding Jesus as lord first produced tension between Christianity and the Roman Empire and later fostered the development of a Christian empire; an ascetical understanding of Jesus underlay monasticism; incarnational theology was a factor in the Renaissance, etc. History Book Club main selection. Terrance Callan, NT Studies Dept., Athenaeum of Ohio, Cincinnati
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