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Published by Published for the Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion by Wilfrid Laurier University Press in Waterloo, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- Historicity -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by William E. Arnal and Michel Desjardins.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesStudies in Christianity and Judaism =, Études sur le christianisme et le judaïsme ;, no. 7, Studies in Christianity and Judaism ;, 7.
    ContributionsArnal, William E. 1967-, Desjardins, Michel R. 1951-, Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT303.2 W47 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination337 p. ;
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL777324M
    ISBN 100889202958
    LC Control Number97178474
    OCLC/WorldCa36838840

      For example, a lapsed Christian and fellow Canadian named Tom Harpur (author of The Pagan Christ) recently opined that historians don’t have “a shred of historical evidence for the existence of Jesus.” A Catholic layman might read that and find the notion disturbing. This guy has written some books! Jesus at The e-mail debate (online) Luke Timothy Johnson criticizes the Jesus Seminar and scholars such as Burton Mack for what he considers to be unchecked optimism (or pessimism, depending on your feelings about the Jesus Seminar) about what can be known about early Christianity and about the historical Jesus.

    Chubb’s True Gospel, she asserts, "has served as the template for nearly every subsequent reconstruction of the historical Jesus, from Reimarus’ seventh Fragment of the s to the Jesus Seminars of the s and s": Jesus was a plain-speaking prophet whose life was embroidered in a series of increasingly unreliable Gospels; and it was. But there are two new books coming out soon that imagine Jesus walking down the proverbial aisle. First up is "The Book of Longings" (Penguin Random House, $28), a historical novel by Georgia.

      Criteria of authenticity, whose roots go back to before the pioneering work of Albert Schweitzer, have become a unifying feature of the so-called Third Quest for the Historical Jesus, finding a prominent and common place in the research of otherwise differing scholars. More recently, however, scholars from different methodological frameworks have expressed discontent with this approach to . In this book, Schweitzer traces the historical progress of 'Historical Jesus' research, from Hermann Reimarus in the mid 18th century, to William Wrede at the turn of the 20th. Schweitzer showed how Jesus' image had changed with the times and with the personal proclivities of the various authors.


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It is also a mark of distinction that the essays are edited so that they engage. Cutting through this mass of material, Whose Historical Jesus. provides a collection of penetrating, jargon-free, intelligently organized essays that convey well both the centrality and the complexity of deciphering the historical by: As the year approaches, eliciting connections with Jesus’ birth and return, excitement grows — as does the number of studies about Jesus.

Cutting through this mass of material, Whose Historical Jesus. provides a collection of penetrating, jargon-free, intelligently organized essays that convey well both the centrality and the complexity of deciphering the historical Jesus.

-- Ian H. Henderson, McGill University -- ARC "What distinguishes Whose Historical Jesus. is not only its reliable and nuanced map of the avalanche area, but the remarkable level of theoretical sophistication of its analysis -- not only describing the various differences that exist, but trying to give an account of those differences that show what is at stake for humanistic Whose historical Jesus?

book. Lives of Jesus Albert Schweitzer, whose book The Quest of the Historical Jesus coined the term. As the Enlightenment ended, various scholars in Europe began to go beyond textual analysis and the development of gospel harmonies and began to produce biographies of Jesus typically referred to.

NT Wright is almost the Lebron James of issues of the Historical Jesus. There are few who hold his keen and insightful eye for an understanding of Jesus: The Challenge of Jesus: Rediscovering Who Jesus Was and Is - Kindle edition by N.

Wright. I recently read Jesus: Uncovering the Life, Teachings, and Relevance of a Religious Revolutionary by the late Marcus Borg as part of my effort to learn more about “historical Jesus” book is Borg’s attempt to summarize the conclusions of this body of scholarship from the perspective of someone who is a faithful Christian, staying true to the assumptions of evidence.

Buy Whose Historical Jesus. by William E Arnal (Editor), Michel Desjardins (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $   Here is a solid, multi-view book on the question of who, exactly, the historical Jesus is.

The introductory essay by Beilby and Eddy on the history of the "historical quests for Jesus" is longer than most essays found in these type of books. So, that is very useful/5(16). Whose Historical Jesus Book Summary: The figure of Jesus has fascinated Western civilization for centuries.

As the year approaches, eliciting connections with Jesus’ birth and return, excitement grows — as does the number of studies about Jesus. The best books on Jesus recommended by Robert Morgan Jesus was a 1st century Jew from Galilee who had a ministry of teaching and healing. He gathered disciples around him, but was eventually arrested and executed by the Roman governor of Judaea from 26 to 36CE, Pontius Pilate.

Whose Historical Jesus?: The figure of Jesus has fascinated Western civilization for centuries. As the year approaches, eliciting connections with Jesus’ birth and return, excitement grows — as does the number of studies about Jesus.

The following historical facts about Jesus emerge from The Historical Jesus: Jesus was from Galilee (p. Jesus was baptized by John (p. Jesus performed exorcisms and healings (p.p.

Jesus was accused of being in league with the devil (p. 76. Ask a Christian what written evidence he has that Jesus is a historical figure, and he will probably point exclusively to the Bible.

The letters of St. Paul, which were written 25 years after. Renan’s Jesus is a man of simple piety and almost unimaginable charisma whose main historical significance was his legion of followers.

Renan’s Jesus was enough like a nineteenth-century Parisian intellectual to make some readers suspect autobiography. As he acknowledges in the book’s preface, all definitive statements about Jesus are subjective and based on faith—on religious faith about the nature of the universe, or on intellectual faith.

This book, whose subtitle is “What Can We Know and How Can We Know It?”, is really about a “postmodern” approach to historical analysis using the life of Jesus as an example. It is hard to pin down exactly what he means by this, but probably his main point is that no-one actually records history, but their perception and interpretation.

4 The Quest of the Historical Jesus Dr. Schweitzer's book does not pretend to be an impartial survey. He has his own solution of the problems, and it is not to be expected that English students will endorse the whole of his view of the Gospel History, any more than his German fellow-workers have done.

But valuable and suggestive as I believe his. Ortberg, whose book Who is this Man. also depicts the life of Jesus, said that Jesus' first followers were attracted by how he lived and what he taught.

Then they came to see him as the Son of. The last few years have seen an explosion of books on the historical Jesus. it is the "Christ of faith" whose continuing and powerful presence makes a difference in people's lives. The.I just think it's interesting that the only book that even talks about Jesus is the Bible!

I'm not even sure we can prove he actually existed. Although this assertion is largely rejected by scholars in all spheres of historical and biblical studies, it tends to pop back up on social media like a .Then in Book there is a passing reference to Jesus in a paragraph describing the murder of Jesus’ brother, James, at the hands of Ananus, the High Priest.

“ so he assembled a council of judges, and brought before it the brother of Jesus the so-called Christ, whose name was James, together with some others, and having accused them.