Quote Originally Posted by rakovsky View Post
My impression from what you are telling me is that Crossan could just have chosen to focus on the justice aspect, but one of the reasons that he did not could be possible disillusionmentioned at that time with the most supernatural claims wrt Jesus, eg the Virgin birth.
I don't wish to speculate about his motives, but no doubt there was some sense that abandoning these freed him up to approach Christianity in a way where he could cherry pick the aspects he liked and discard the rest.