"Ben Meyer's description of The Aims of Jesus is the riches and best nuanced one that I know, and it will be necessary to return to his recent book in discussing points along the way and in the conclusion."--E.P. Sanders, Jesus and Judaism, 47How's that for an endorsement?
Friday, April 11, 2014
E.P. Sanders' endorsement of Ben Meyer's book
I was just re-reading the introduction of E.P. Sanders' landmark book, Jesus and Judaism, and came across a quote that I had forgotten about. It concerns one of my favorite books about Jesus ever written--a book I am sad to report is often overlooked. . . though not by Sanders: