By Scot McKnight

This quantity will unpack the seven allegations proposed by means of Scot McKnight in his article 'Calling Jesus Mamzer' within the inaugural quantity of The magazine for the historic Jesus (Volume 1.1 2003: 73-103).

Each essay will discover the historicity of every accusation and what they let us know approximately Jesus. McKnight and Modica suggest that by way of interpreting those particular allegations, you could start to understand a missed size of old Jesus stories, particularly, that Jesus could be understood via what his rivals (critics) say of him. They contend that such an process bargains, as Malina and Neyrey have formerly tested in Calling Jesus Names, a 'Christology from the side'.

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