Epilogue 2: Local Jesus
Jesus was a specific individual at a specific place and time. The different writings of the New Testament present aspects of Him with the help of different kind of philosophical vocabulary, all to apprehend the same unique person.
Jesus the divine guru or prophetic campesino or the indigenous chief or the byzantine ruler: the list could be multiplied. The message of the incarnate and ascendant Jesus can be translated and understood in many tongues, since He is Lord of all the nations. But the One whom the nations know is the same, not diverse.