JESUS: An Historical Approximation
CATEGORY: New Testament
The controversial book, Jesus, Aproximación Historica, has sold more than 100,000 copies since its release in 2007. Convivium Press has now made it available in English as Jesus: An Historical Approximation. In this bestseller, greeted with both enthusiasm and controversy in Europe, José Antonio Pagola, criticized by some of depicting a too-human Jesus, offers a scholarly and thought provoking biblical rereading of the life of Jesus. Pagola reconstructs the historical ﬁgure with a scholarly exegetical and theological approach, presenting a lively and passionate narrative of Jesus of Nazareth within the milieu of the ﬁrst century.
José Antonio Pagola was born in Spain in 1937. He completed his theological studies in 1962 at the Pontiﬁcal University in Rome and his studies in Sacred Scripture at the Papal Biblical Institute in Rome in 1966. He also studied biblical sciences at the École Biblique in Jerusalem. Pagola is a professor at St. Sebastian Seminary and at the Faculty of Theology of Northern Spain.
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