Category: ‘Scripting Jesus’

Book Review: ‘Scripting Jesus: The Gospels in Rewrite’ by L. Michael White

For more book reviews, check out the book reviews page. Author: L. Michael White Book: Scripting Jesus: The Gospels in Rewrite Publisher: HarperOne Year: 2010 Page count: 528 pages Price: $28.99 (hardcover) INTRODUCTION Nine years ago, I walked into a bookstore known as Hastings… Continue Reading “Book Review: ‘Scripting Jesus: The Gospels in Rewrite’ by L. Michael White”

L. Michael White: Dating Luke-Acts

L. Michael White, Scripting Jesus: The Gospels in Rewrite (HarperOne, 2010), 335. There are also problems of dating in the light of current theories of Gospel relations, since the Gospel of Luke must be later than both Mark and Matthew, and thus no earlier than… Continue Reading “L. Michael White: Dating Luke-Acts”

L. Michael White: Dating the Gospel of Mark

L. Michael White, Scripting Jesus: The Gospels in Rewrite (HarperOne, 2010), 265. Althought we cannot be sure where the Gospel was produced, the situation is rather clearly dependent on the Jewish war. The main question debated by scholars is whether it was written just prior… Continue Reading “L. Michael White: Dating the Gospel of Mark”

L. Michael White: The Gospel of John and the Breach with Judaism

L. Michael White, Scripting Jesus: The Gospels in Rewrite (HarperOne, 2010), 360. The Gospel of John thus represents a social situation of much greater separation of the Christian community from its Jewish neighbors. The theme of rejection of the message about Jesus has not been magnified… Continue Reading “L. Michael White: The Gospel of John and the Breach with Judaism”