In this conversation, I speak with Matthew Thiessen about his recently published book, Jesus and the Forces of Death: The Gospels' Portrayal of Ritual Impurity within First-Century Judaism. Without any hyperbole I can confidently say that this is one of the most important recent books I've read about Jesus. If you regularly preach or teach on the Gospels, then you need to read this book and let it shape especially how you think about Jesus' relationship to Judaism and its ritual purity system.
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