Infancy Gospels: Stories and Identities (Wissenschaftliche by Benjamin Bertho,Claire Clivaz,Andreas Dettwiler,Luc

By Benjamin Bertho,Claire Clivaz,Andreas Dettwiler,Luc Devillers,Enrico Norelli

although the canonical Jesus' infancy tales have continuously provoked nice curiosity in pop culture and within the arts, they've been ignored in study over the last a long time a result of really overdue date in their redaction. because the monograph through Raymond Brown, The Birth of the Messiah , the researchers engaged on this subject haven't tried to contemplate its old influence. during this quantity, a world crew of students proposes to begin with a reconsideration of the old history of those tales by way of early Jewish and Christian id quests. Secondly, they care for early Christian questions about Jesus' infancy and youth via canonical and apocryphal Gospels together with info from Patristic and documentary literature. at the theological point, this quantity illustrates the effect that those apocryphal texts, well-known as 'useful for the soul' (a word coined by means of François Bovon), have had at the Christian faith.
Contributors:
Philip Alexander, Frédéric Amsler , Daniel Barbu , Simon Butticaz, Valentina Calzolari , Claire Clivaz, José Costa , Elian Cuvillier, Adriana Destro, Luc Devillers, Jörg Frey, Daniel Gerber , Christian Grappe, Christophe Guignard, Jean-Daniel Kaestli , Ursula Ulrike Kaiser, Moisés Mayordomo, Simon Claude Mimouni, Enrico Norelli, David Pastorelli, Mauro Pesce, Francesca Prescendi, François Rosset, Anders Runesson, Andrea Taschl-Erber, Geert van Oyen, Joseph Verheyden, Benedict Viviano, Sever J. Voicu, Lily Vuong

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