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E. Taylor Joan


Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)


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Joan E. Taylor is the prizewinning author of Christians and the Holy Places and a leading authority on the Jewish world of Jesus including women within that world. She is Professor of Christian Origins and Second Temple Judaism at Kings College London.A list of the most wellknown biblical scholars of modern timesInteracts with an extremely popular film with a cult followingFeatures a contribution from Terry JonesJoan E. Taylor is Professor of Christian Origins and Second Temple Judaism at Kings College London UK.Monty Pythons Life of Brian film is known for its brilliant satirical humour. Less well known is that the film contains references to what was at the time of its release cutting edge biblical scholarship and life of Jesus research. This research founded on the acceptance of the Historical Jesus as a Jew who needs to be understood within the context of his time is implicitly referenced through the setting of the Brian character within a tumultuous social and political background.This collection is a compilation of essays from foremost scholars of the historical Jesus and the first century Judaea and includes contributions from George Brooke Richard Burridge Paula Fredriksen Steve Mason Adele Reinhartz Bart Ehrman AmyJill Levine James Crossley Philip Davies Joan Taylor Bill Telford Helen Bond Guy Stiebel David Tollerton David Shepherd and Katie Turner. The collection opens up the Life of Brian to renewed investigation and in so doing uses the film to reflect on the historical Jesus and his times revitalising the discussion of history and Life of Jesus research. The volume also features a preface from Terry Jones who not only directed the film but also played Brians mum.Some of the foremost scholars of the historical Jesus and firstcentury Judea use the British movie masterpiece Monty Pythons The Life of Brian as a starting point for further reflection on Jesus.List of Authors List of Abbreviations List of Illustrations Preface: Terry Jones Foreword: Paul Joyce Introduction: Jesus and Brian: the Conference and the BookJoan E. Taylor Kings College London UK Part One: The Film in its Cinematic Context its Reception and its Challenges1. Monty Pythons Life of Brian and the Jesus Film William Telford University of Durham UK 2. The Church of Englands Life of Python or what the Bishop saw Richard Burridge Kings College London UK 3. When Brian met Moses: Life of Brian (1979) Wholly Moses (1980) and the śFailure of Biblical ParodyDavid Shepherd Trinity College Dublin Ireland4.śBlasphemy! On Free Speech Then and Now David Tollerton Universit

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