My thanks to my friend Mark Goodacre, NT professor at Duke, for blogging this. I get asked about the Jesus Seminary from time to time.
Bruce Chilton offers reflection on the Jesus Seminar and the Jesus Project in an article over on Bible and Interpretation:
Plus ça change
The Jesus Seminar and The Jesus Project
Jesus cultural setting had clearly been misjudged in much of Seminars deliberations during the eighties, and today its findings are widely recognized as being idiosyncratic.
By Bruce Chilton
Chilton speaks from a position of authority as one of the few people to be involved with both.
Have a look!