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)
By Baylor Press Publishers
How did early Christians remember Jesus — and how did they develop their own "Christian" identities and communities?
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.
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".
By Greg Carey
Read an excerpt from the new book "Sinners: Jesus and His Earliest Followers", by Greg Carey.
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.