There are various reasons for this book. The clash of civilisation and war on terror discourse is so prominent it would hardly be a great surprise to find its impact in NT studies. It was also becoming increasingly common for NT scholars to make some unfortunate comments on Islam and Arabs (the connection is frequently made), echoing the kinds of comments made about Jews and Judaism a generation of so ago in NT scholarship.He also has a good analysis of the article and its response by Tony Burke on heresy hunting as does Bishop Wrong. Here is Tony Burke's article. I summarized it here.
Thursday, October 23, 2008
Jesus in An Age of Terror
I am looking forward to the release of James Crossley's latest book, Jesus in An Age of Terror. James talked about it today on his blog: