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The Historical Jesus

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The Historical Jesus

The Historical Jesus

The Historical Jesus

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: John Dominic Crossan Chair, Historical Jesus Section, Society of Biblical Literature Former co-director, The Jesus Seminar Author, The Birth of Christianity: Discovering What Happened in the Years Immediately After the Execution of Jesus [Harper San Francisco, 1998] The resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion marks the holiest of holidays on the Christian calender — Easter. To most Christians, Jesus's rise from the dead is a miraculous event, one of many miracles that is accepted as Biblical fact. But to some scholars the resurrection is a metaphorical story not to be taken literally Join NPR's religion correspondent Lynn Neary for a pre-Easter discussion about finding the historical Jesus.