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Jesus the Galilean

Willem S. Vorster
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 47, No 1 | a2359 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v47i1.2359 | © 1991 Willem S. Vorster | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 09 January 1991 | Published: 09 January 1991

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Willem S. Vorster,, South Africa

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One of the most challenging problems in New Testament research concerns the question, ‘Who was Jesus?’ In the first part of this essay attention is paid to why there is so much confusion in the answers given to the question. Then the phrase ‘Jesus the Galilean’ is discussed in an attempt to situate Jesus in a first-century Galilean historical context.


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