"Jesus and the Spirit" Book Review by ResearchRiter

"Jesus and the Spirit"
A critical review of James D.G. Dunn's book "Jesus and the Spirit: A Study of the Religious and Charismatic Experience of Jesus and the First Christians as Reflected in the New Testament".
# 121167 | 1,750 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Religion and Theology (Christianity)


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This paper is a book review of James D.G. Dunn's book "Jesus and the Spirit: A Study of the Religious and Charismatic Experience of Jesus and the First Christians as Reflected in the New Testament". The review is critical of the book, citing overstatement of the obvious, obfuscation of simple truths, and questionable use of sources.

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"James D. G. Dunn's book "Jesus and the Spirit: A Study of the Religious and Charismatic Experience of Jesus and the First Christians As Reflected in the New Testament" attempts to identify the religious experiences of Jesus and the early Christians, the range of those experiences and the criteria by which Jesus and the early Christians recognized experiences with God and His Spirit as such-particularly in terms of being a Christian experience in nature. Dunn's thesis is that Jesus' religious experience was distinctively..."

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