Highlights from Jesus Seminar on the Road

The following are my notes from the annual Jesus Seminar on the Road in D.C., which this year was on April 5 on "Jesus and Politics in His Time and Ours": Early Christians turned Jesus into a divine Savior who demanded worship. The historical Jesus, however, talked about the Kingdom of God, not about himself. Jesus did more than simply talk about the Kingdom. He lived and invited others to live this radical vision of human life under God’s rule — not in the afterlife, but in the her … [Read more...]