The Last Week: What the Gospels Really Teach about Jesus's Final Days in Jerusalem


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About the Author

John Dominic Crossan is professor emeritus in the department of teligious studies at DePaul University in Chicago. He has lectured to lay and scholarly audiences across the United States as well as in Ireland and England, Scandinavia and Finland, Australia and New Zealand, Brazil, Japan, and South Africa. He has been interviewed on 200 radio stations, including four times on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.

Marcus Borg (1942-2015) was internationally known in both academic and church circles as a biblical and Jesus scholar. He was Hundere Chair of Religion and Culture in the Philosophy Department at Oregon State University and Canon Theologian at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland, Oregon. Described by The New York Times as "a leading figure in his generation of Jesus scholars," he was a Fellow of the Jesus Seminar, national chair of the Historical Jesus Section of the Society of Biblical Literature and president of the Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars.


"These controversial Jesus Seminar scholars provide lots to ponder."--The Kansas City Star
"[...] Borg and Crossan show one of the most careful and insightful readings of the Bible I've ever come across."--Brian McLaren, author of A New Kind of Christian
"It is difficult to overestimate the importance of this volume[...]"--Barbara Brown Taylor, author of Leaving Church and Preaching Life
"A readable and attractive reinterpretation of Jesus' death and resurrection. . . ."--Houston Chronicle
"If there book for the redemption of Holy Week, this is it. A must read."--Peter J. Gomes, Harvard University
"Borg and Crossan brilliantly chronicle the tension that forced everyone to pledge allegiance -- either to Rome or to Jesus."--Los Angeles Times