life of Christ


Among the misfits

If Jesus and his improbable band of followers loitered in the town square today or showed up at church, what reception would they receive?

Speaking Conflict: Stories of a Controversial Jesus

In 2000 David Buttrick began a project that focused on the language of Jesus and the ways in which attention to Jesus’ language can inform and shape preaching. Speaking Conflict is the final volume in that project (the first two are Speaking Parables and Speaking Jesus).