IN PERSON — Our special guest author, Dr. Dale C. Allison Jr., earned an MA and Ph.D from Duke University and is Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary. He is author of this month’s book, The Historical Christ and the Theological Jesus. He will be discussing his book and taking your questions.
RSVP: We are meeting by Zoom only on Thursday, July 7 at 7pm (CDT). Please RSVP here: Facebook Event Page.
How to Join the Zoom Meeting: To attend the book club live via Zoom, just click www.watchman.org/Zoom on Thursday, July 7 at 7pm (CDT). Feel free to listen to the conversation or join in with your questions.
BOOK: Our July book, The Historical Christ and the Theological Jesus, was published by in 2009 by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. and is available in both paperback and Kindle formats. We also are providing two free YouTube video alternatives for those who do not have time to finish reading the book.
- Paperback (136-pages, $19): https://amzn.to/3srRUEt
- Kindle ($10): https://amzn.to/3w43aZZ
- YouTube Alternative – Is there evidence for the bodily resurrection of Jesus? Dr. Justin Bass and Dr. Dale C. Allison with Justin Brierley on Unbelievable? (121 min.): https://youtu.be/1o5htZtDBfE
- YouTube Alternative – Historical Jesus Vs. Theological Christ, Dr. Dale C. Allison with Neal Sendlak on The Gnostic Informant (105 min.): https://youtu.be/a0N8ibYvm5w
Dr. Dale C. Allison, Jr. is Princeton Theological Seminary’s Richard J. Dearborn Professor of New Testament. He earned his MA and his PhD from Duke University. His academic research has focused on the historical Jesus, the Gospel of Matthew, the Sayings Gospel (Q), early Jewish and Christian eschatology, inner-biblical exegesis, the history of the interpretation and application of biblical texts, and the Jewish Pseudepigrapha. His book, Constructing Jesus, was selected as “Best Book Relating to the New Testament” for 2009–2010 by the Biblical Archaeology Society. He served for several years as the main New Testament editor for de Gruyter’s international Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception and has been on the editorial boards of New Testament Studies, Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, Horizons in Biblical Theology, Journal of Biblical Literature, and Review of Biblical Literature. On a more popular level, he has written books on the Sermon on the Mount, George Harrison, religious experience in the modern world, and death and what might lie beyond. His latest book, The Resurrection of Jesus: Apologetics, Polemics, History, was released in 2021, and he is currently working on a book entitled, The Persistence of Religious Experience. He is an ordained elder in the PC (USA).
For more information on Dr. Allison, please visit his faculty website.