By W. E. L. Broad,William R. Telford
"If the reader is prepared to take this trip with Canon wide, then there's a lot of price to be discovered from this ebook. Alexander or Jesus? either, of their personal means, should be acknowledged to be the main major figures to have come right down to us from Graeco-Roman antiquity, and every have had their biographers, the evangelists in relation to Jesus, and Plutarch, between others, in terms of Alexander. As exemplified in his Parallel Lives, Plutarch's strategy, Canon large reminds us, 'was to take recognized figures of background and distinction them. through evaluating Alexander with Julius Caesar, he produced for either lives which are wealthy in heritage and legend.' via evaluating Alexander with Jesus, and the historical past and legend that encompass each one, Canon large himself has within the footsteps of his illustrious predecessor."
--from the foreword by way of William R. Telford, traveling Fellow, St John's collage, Durham college, Durham, UK
Bill huge spent his operating lifestyles as a jail Chaplain and Parish Priest within the Church of britain. In retirement he won a grasp of Letters measure at Durham college. he's Canon Emeritus at Durham Cathedral.
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Alexander or Jesus?: The Origin of the Title “Son of God” by W. E. L. Broad,William R. Telford