Jesus the Healer: Possession, Trance, and the Origins of Christianity

  title={Jesus the Healer: Possession, Trance, and the Origins of Christianity},
  author={Stevan L. Davies},
It is strange, Stevan Davies points out, that while virtually all those engaged in research into the historical Jesus presuppose that Jesus was a teacher and that all his actions were part of a teaching ministry, they are also largely agreed that it is almost impossible to discover precisely what he taught. Moreover,many of these scholars are also themselves teachers. So might there not be a good deal of the 'Jesus in our image', which Albert Schweitzer brilliantly criticized, in their approach… 
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