SERIES: Jesus, A Historical Portrait

This past Friday, Daniel J. Harrington, SJ, one of the world’s foremost New Testament scholars passed away. Today, I share with you a series written by him for, an excellent resource for those involved in adult faith formation (or really, anyone who just wants to know more about the life and message of Jesus of Nazareth).

Leaven in the World

[Editor’s Note: This post was originally published August 2013, and has updated links as of 4/19/2023. This series of 12 articles about the Jesus of History was written by Scripture scholar Daniel J. Harrington, SJ and comes with discussion questions. This would make an excellent resource for a 12-week small group study.]

From March 2006 to February 2007, Franciscan Media released the following series to “help educators and ministers respond to this pastoral need for solid Catholic teaching about the life and message of Jesus of Nazareth.”

From the publisher:

At a time when so many different ideas about Jesus are being circulated, what more authentic source for learning about him than the Gospels? And what better way of studying the New Testament than with an expert who has spent his life pondering and teaching it? Scripture scholar Father Daniel J. Harrington, S.J., is our guide.

The sessions are…

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