Bulletin for the Study of Religion, Vol 43, No 3 (2014)

A 'Very' Self-Conscious Jesus: Trying to Take Responsiblity

Ian H. Henderson
Issued Date: 19 Sep 2014

Abstract


Beside his scholarly contributions to understanding Jesus, early Christian discourses and Jewish law, James Crossley has developed an influential toolkit for critical reflection on the unavoidable ideological embededness of scholarshp on Jesus. Most recently he has exposed the deep permeation of historical studies of Jesus with the neoliberal discourse in which scholars and their institutions operate. Crossley provides a compelling mirror for his readers, but cannot entirely guide us as to why we choose to look and what we hope and fear to see there.

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DOI: 10.1558/bsor.v43i3.9

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