This thoroughly revised edition of the best-selling book provides an in-depth survey on current historical Jesus studies, beginning with a brief discussion of early Jesus-quest research and methodologies. Mark Allen Powell develops insightful overviews of some of the most influential participants in the field today, including Marcus J. Borg, John Dominic Crossan, John P. Meier, E.P. Sanders, and N.T. Wright. Powell has expanded his original work with completely new material to reflect the latest scholarship.