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Sinners

Sinners

Jesus and His Earliest Followers

by Greg Carey

"Carey writes with an inviting style. Distilling currents in contemporary scholarship, he challenges readers to consider the implications of the identification of Jesus and his followers with and as sinners."

— Jennifer A. Glancy, Interpretation (2011, 65:2)

"Sinners: Jesus and His Earliest Followers": An Overview

By Baylor Press Publishers

How did early Christians remember Jesus — and how did they develop their own "Christian" identities and communities?

Why Sinners? An Interview with Author Greg Carey

Why Sinners? An Interview with Author Greg Carey

By Patheos Editors

Jesus regularly befriended sinners. Was he one himself? New Testament Professor Greg Carey reflects on the historical meaning of the word "sinner" and how that might impact our understanding of Christianity today.

Jesus and the Church of Respectability: A Book Review of

Jesus and the Church of Respectability: A Book Review of "Sinners"

By Dave Swartz

What if the commonly accepted norm for Christianity marks a gross deterioration from God's purposes and standards? Greg Carey revisits Jesus' central identity in his new book "Sinners".

"Sinners: Jesus and His Earliest Followers": A Book Excerpt

By Greg Carey

Read an excerpt from the new book "Sinners: Jesus and His Earliest Followers", by Greg Carey.

Sinners: An Accessible and Uncomfortable Read

Sinners: An Accessible and Uncomfortable Read

By Matthew Skinner

As a Christian, I find Greg Carey’s book Sinners an uncomfortable read. Repeatedly it adjusts the lenses we use to look at Jesus, making his wider cultural context come into sharper focus.

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