Richard Soulen provides a response to a book review of Defining Jesus – The Earthly, Biblical, the Historical, and the Real Jesus, and How Not to Confuse Them. This is the final episode of The Defining Jesus Series. For more information about this podcast, please visit Soulenandsoulen.com.
Kendall Soulen provides an additional perspective to the Defining Jesus series. For more information about this podcast, please visit Soulenandsoulen.com.
Not WHAT to think…. but HOW to think. Indeed….how to think Theology and avoid semantic confusion.
The term “the real Jesus” refers to an experience that over the centuries has been identified with the presence of the living Lord, whether that experience happens to an individual in personal encounter, or where two or three are gathered together in his name (Matt 18:20).
The term, “the Historical Jesus” is the primary semantic culprit plaguing the academy, the church, and the general public in every conversation about Jesus.