Devotion to Jesus in Earliest Christianity

Speaker(s): Larry Hurtado
Date: July 11-22, 2011
Length: 15h17m
Product ID: RGDL4115S

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Description

This course articulates beliefs and convictions about Jesus' significance, and the religious practices in which Jesus featured so centrally. In this course, "Earliest Christianity" refers to Jesus-believers of the first few generations (to mid-second century). The earliest Christian texts are probed with an eye for how Jesus features in beliefs and devotional practices, with a special focus on practices in gathered worship settings. The continuing body of recent scholarship and controversies on these matters is also engaged.

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Larry Hurtado is Professor Emeritus of New Testament Language and Literature & Theology at the University of Edinburgh. He is author of several books, including God in New Testament Theology, The Earliest Christian Artifacts: Manuscripts and Christian Origins, and How on Earth did Jesus Become a God? Historical Questions about Earliest Devotion to Jesus.

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