This multifaceted work contextualizes Jesus in religion and culture by bringing together articles on folklore, history, literature, philosophy, popular culture, and theology.
* Offers hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries that detail the presence of Jesus in world civilization and creative works over the last 2,000 years, showing how religion informs world history and culture
* Includes some 40 primary documents to provide firsthand accounts of the influence of Jesus on world history and culture
* Presents an extensive selection of images to help students visualize key topics
* Supports the Common Core State Standards by promoting critical thinking skills
* Supports National Center for History in Schools (NCHS) content standards for world history, particularly those related to the origins and influence of Christianity: Era 3, Standard 3B; Era 4, Standard 4A; Era 5, Standard 2C; Era 6, Standard 2B
Number of pages: 695
Weight: 1928 g
Dimensions: 259 x 185 x 56 mm
"The quality of the content is good, above all for use in an academic (college library, early years of university) setting. . . . As a desk reference work it would be a useful addition to the working theologian or priest/minister engaged in church and community work." - Reference Reviews
"Summing Up: Recommended. Undergraduates and general readers." - Choice
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