For my first book on the new Testament (finished in 2003) I set out to investigate the title “Messiah”. Apart from feeling that it had been neglected, both by the early councils and by theology generally, I thought it would be a safe theme for a beginner, keeping clear of the weightier and more heatedly debated themes of salvation, faith, atonement ... I couldn’t have been more wrong.
Jesus Messiah draws on the gospels of Mark, Matthew and Luke, with a conclusion from the opening chapters of Acts.
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