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The Kingdom Roots Podcast with Scot McKnight is a conversation about how the Kingdom took root then and how it takes root now. Kingdom Root conversations with Scot McKnight will give clarity to the context of the New Testament and how that context informs the Church today. Dr. Scot McKnight is the Julius R. Mantey Chair of New Testament at Northern Seminary. Learn more about Northern Seminary’s Master’s of Arts in New Testament at
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The Quest for the Historical Jesus (Part 1)- KR 18

Kingdom Roots with Scot McKnight

Published on 05/26/2016

Who was Jesus in reality? This question should be central for those of us who have our faith in Jesus. In this episode Dr. McKnight guides listeners through the extensive quests attempting to uncover the historical Jesus. What is discovered from these quests? How does the Church need the historical Jesus and how should it interact with the study of the historical Jesus? These questions and more are answered in this episode. Recommended/ Mentioned Resources: The Jesus We’ll Never Know by Scot McKnight in Christianity Today ( The Historical Jesus in Recent Research Edited by James D.G. Dunn and Scot McKnight ( The Meaning of Jesus: 2 Visions by Marcus Borg and N.T. Wright ( and Palestinian Judaism by E.P. Sanders ( Have I Loved but Paul? By J.R. Daniel Kirk (

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