Here’s the third of the series of interesting interactions of scholars with my colleague Chris Keith over his excellent book Jesus against the Scribal Elite (first here and second here, plus my original review here). This time Chris Skinner engages with the book and focuses on issues around criteria for authenticity, and the offensiveness of suggesting that Jesus was illiterate to his (generally highly literate) followers today. Chris Keith provides a feisty and clarifying response. Worth a read!
- Jesus’ message to Smyrna: video and slides from a talk 1 October 2023
- A fine opportunity to learn about Jesus’ parables 29 August 2023
- Slides and a video on Jesus’ meeting with the Canaanite woman (Matthew 15:21-28) 21 August 2023
- Is the Roman Empire a friend or a foe in Acts? 17 August 2023
- Slides and a video on the parable of the wheat and the weeds (Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43) 9 August 2023
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